Edith Makra

Director of Environmental Initiatives at Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
ISSP-SA, Chicago, Illinois
United States

Edith Makra directs environmental initiatives for the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus where she advises 275 Chicago-area mayors on critical issues that can be addressed by local governments, yet have regional impact. She previously served as the first environmental advisor to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and has directed state-wide and regional environmental programs in Illinois and Massachusetts. She is a certified Sustainability Associate through the International Society of Sustainability Professionals; earned her BS in Forestry from University of Illinois; and earned an Executive Sustainability Certificate from Harvard University.