Announcing the Results: Meet the Winner
Andrew McElwaine
Vice President, Sustainability, The Heinz Endowments

Andrew McElwaine is The Heinz Endowments’ Vice President of Sustainability. He oversees the Endowments’ Sustainability team and is responsible for building the foundation’s sustainability-related work, including infusing the principles of environmental and social sustainability across the full range of the organization’s grantmaking and other activities. Andrew was previously the Endowments’ first Environment Program director, returning to the Endowments in 2015 after being president and CEO of Pennsylvania Environmental Council and holding similar positions with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the American Farmland Trust. From 1991 to 1993, Andrew was a staff member for President George H.W. Bush’s Commission on Environmental Quality. He also was U.S. Senator John Heinz’s environmental policy manager for five years. He has served on the boards of more than a dozen organizations concerned with policy work and issues related to the environment, conservation, the safeguarding of natural resources and the protection of public health. Andrew earned a B.A. from Duke University, a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University and a master's degree from George Mason University.