SFEI Board Role:
SFEI Vice Chair
Associate Vice President, Climate Resilient Water Systems
Ann Hayden's areas of expertise include environmental markets, riparian and wetland habitat, rivers and delta. She leads the development and implementation of habitat markets in California to restore critical habitat to benefit the environment and agriculture. Ann builds broad coalitions of state and federal agencies, non-profit partners, landowners and the private sector to support the development and implementation of environmental markets that help increase California's healthy freshwater and terrestrial systems and improve the delivery of the environmental services these habitats provide.
In addition, she sits on the California Roundtable for Agriculture and Environment and the California Roundtable for Water and Food Supply and previously sat on the Steering Committee for the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan which seeks to improve urban and agricultural water supply reliability and restore the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary.