Greg Watson

From 1995 to 1999 Greg Watson served as Executive Director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative. He has been with: Second Nature as its Director of Educational Programs; The Nature Conservancy’s Eastern Regional Office as its Director; and Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture as Commissioner.

Prior to that, Greg was the Executive Director of the New Alchemy Institute. In 1983, he was appointed Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology within the Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Affairs, a post he held until 1989. From 1983 through 1986 he also served as Deputy Director of the Massachusetts Centers of Excellence Corporation. He became the first Director of the Massachusetts Office of Science and Technology in 1986.

As Vice President for Sustainable Development & Renewable Energy at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, he is taking the lead role on the Offshore Wind Collaborative working with the U.S. Department of Energy and GE.

Greg serves on the board of directors of Ocean Arks International and the Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture. He attended Tufts University where he majored in Civil Engineering. He also developed a self-directed program in Environmental Design Science at Campus-Free College in Boston.