Senior Vice President, Ecosystems
Environmental Defense Fund
David Festa is an expert on ecosystem resilience and has a long track record of bringing diverse stakeholders together to meet growing needs for food, water and infrastructure in ways that improve the environment and benefit the economy. In his current capacity as vice president of the Ecosystems Program, David oversees EDF’s market and policy work.
Prior to leading the Ecosystems program, David headed up the Oceans program. David joined EDF in 2003, and is a member of EDF’s executive team.