Jad Daley is serving as the 40th President and CEO of American Forests, the nation’s oldest forest conservation organization, founded in 1875. Under Jad's leadership, American Forests has grown threefold and launched partnerships to tackle climate change and social inequity in cities across the US. In his current role, Jad serves as the co-chair of the Forest-Climate Working Group, which he co-founded in 2007, and sits on the boards of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, North American Forest Partnership, and Nature4Climate. He is also the co-founder and co-chair of the US chapter of 1t.org — a global platform dedicated to conserving, restoring, and growing 1 trillion trees by 2030.
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