Jessica McGlyn

Jessica McGlyn, Associate at Virginia Tech's Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability

Jessica McGlyn is based in Washington D.C. where she promotes WBCSD projects, publications and work programs to the US offices of our WBCSD members as well as to American-based thought-leaders, NGOs, academia and the business community. Jessica also helps build, manage and leverage relationships with other U. S. organizations that have an interest in sustainability to amplify WBCSD’s impact.

Before joining WBCSD, Jessica was a lobbyist for the World Wildlife Fund where she advocated the US government on a variety of global conservation, climate, trade and development issues. At WWF, Jessica also led an initiative to integrate conservation with development policy and partnered with leading Development NGOs to advocate for modernized U.S. foreign assistance.  Prior to that Jessica worked at the Global Forest & Trade Network, helping companies green their wood and paper supply chains.

Jessica started her career in the forest products sector, working for over a decade for International Paper in a variety of environmental and operational positions. She holds a Masters in Science from Yale and a BS in Biology and BA in History from Messiah College.