Episode 39: Terry Tamminen
Thomas Byrne sits down with Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, to discuss climate change solutions, updates on progress from California, and Terry’s journey to CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.
Terry has been working for environmental causes for over 20 years, and is an expert on marine conservation, climate change, renewable energy, waste to energy, and solutions to become a more energy-efficient society. He founded the Santa Monica BayKeeper, served as the Executive Director of the Environment Now Foundation, and co-founded the Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic at the School of Law, University of California Los Angeles. In 2003, Terry was appointed as Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, and later as the Chief Policy Advisor to the Governor. Terry joined the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation as CEO in 2016.