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Eileen Kohl Kaufman

Executive Director Emerita | New York, USA

Eileen Kohl Kaufman is Executive Director Emerita of SAI. From SAI's incorporation in 1997 to 2014 she served as Executive Director and then Co-CEO.

Prior to joining SAI, Kaufman was the Director of Strategic Planning at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, a strategic planner at the New York City Department of Design and Construction, and a financial planner at the New York City Water Board. Upon SAI’s inception, she worked at the Council on Economic Priorities, co-authoring Paper Profits, an analysis of paper mill pollution and its control.

Kaufman is a graduate of Wellesley College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics. Kaufman also holds a master’s degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.