SVP and Chief Sustainability Officer
Ms. Colander has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Offer since January 2023, charged with maintaining and enhancing Enviva’s role as an industry leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship. She brings extensive policy, sustainability, and external affairs experience, most recently leading the enterprise sustainability portfolio at WestRock as Chief Sustainability Officer. Previous roles include Associate Vice President of Natural Resources and Energy at the National Wildlife Federation, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the United States Department of the Interior, Deputy General Counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality within the Executive Office of the White House, and an attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Ms. Colander holds a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from Vermont Law School, and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.