Scott Faber is Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the Environmental Working Group, where he leads a team working to improve food and farm legislation, chemicals policy and a host of other environmental issues. In addition, Scott serves as Executive Director of Just Label It, a campaign advocating for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.
Prior to joining EWG, Scott was vice president for federal affairs for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, where he spearheaded efforts to enact the Food Safety Modernization Act, which sets new food safety standards for food manufacturers and farmers. From 2000 to 2007, he was a food and farm policy campaign manager for the Environmental Defense Fund, leading efforts to reform farm policies in the 2002 and 2008 farm bills. From 1993 to 2000, Scott was a senior director for public policy for American Rivers. A native of Massachusetts, Scott holds a J.D. From Georgetown University Law Center and lives in Washington, D.C.