Ashley Boren has directed strategy, growth and operations at Sustainable Conservation since 1997. As executive director she partners with business, agriculture and other stakeholders to find, test and scale environmental solutions that make economic sense. She’s worked in the private and nonprofit sectors, drawing on both to inform her current role and conservation goals. Boren also serves on the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, the UC California’s President’s Advisory Commission for the Division Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Executive Committee of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute’s External Advisory Board at UC Davis.
In 2007, she received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for her “unwavering commitment to innovative, balanced problem-solving to address a variety of critical environmental problems facing California.”