Justine Sullivan

Director of Communications

Justine Sullivan joined RFF in 2020 as the director of communications. Sullivan has nearly a decade of experience in environmental communications across climate change, clean energy, marine ecosystems, and more.

Previously with Earth Day Network, Sullivan led the traditional and digital communications to shape the 50th anniversary of Earth Day worldwide. Before that, she spent five and a half years at the United Nations Foundation, where she managed digital communications to support the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report, as well as the adoption, ratification and entry into force of the Paris Agreement.

A born and bred Washingtonian, Sullivan loves old bookstores, indoor plants, and the em dash.


  • Bachelor of Science in international relations, Georgetown University.