Researcher Profile

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Ross van der Linde

Vice President for Communications

Ross van der Linde is Vice President for Communications at Resources for the Future. Between 2013 and 2018 he worked at New America, most recently overseeing media and digital strategy as the organization's Communications Director. Van der Linde is originally from South Africa, where he worked as a researcher, press officer, and communications director in the country’s Parliament, and as a television journalist at eNCA, a 24-hour news channel.​ 


MPA, Princeton University, 2013
BA (Hons) in politics, philosophy, and economics, University of Cape Town, 2008
BA, Rhodes University, 2007