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Anastasia O’Rourke

Special Consultant

Dr. O’Rourke has 16 years of consulting experience providing expert sustainability and analysis services. She specializes in sustainable purchasing and products, standards and ecolabels evaluations, and program design strategies. Dr. O’Rourke has extensive experience supporting programs that promote sustainable industry and the greening of products, purchasing, cleantech investments, and sustainable entrepreneurship. Recently she has served as technical lead for the Committee of Supplier Ratings (COSR) project; provides technical support to the EPA’s Guidelines for Ecolabels and Standards pilot, and is Chair of the Board of Directors of the SPLC. Dr. O’Rourke holds a B.A. (Hons. 1st class) from Sydney University, a M.Sc. Industrial Environmental Management from Lund University, Sweden; and a Ph.D. in environmental management and finance from Yale University. Originally from Sydney Australia, she is now based in New Haven, CT.