Leadership and Governance

RFF is led by a dynamic team of experts, professionals, and leaders in the field of environmental economics and policy.


RFF’s leadership team consists of the president, vice presidents, and chief of staff, and provides day-to-day oversight and strategic guidance of the organization.

RFF's leadership team is led by Richard Newell, President and CEO. View the leadership team.

Board of Directors

RFF’s Board of Directors comprises preeminent business leaders, scholars, former policymakers, and environmental advocates who provide strategic direction for the organization.

RFF's Board of Directors is led by Sue Tierney, Chair. Vicky Bailey and Rob Stavins serve as co-Vice Chairs. View RFF's current Board of Directors or RFF's Board Alumni.