Matt de la Houssaye
Director, NYC Office & Coalition for Resource Recovery
Global Green USA
Matt has over 10 years of diverse academic and professional experience in the environmental field. Prior to joining Global Green, Matt worked as a project developer and manager to implement recycling projects for large corporations and conduct New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funded feasibility studies for biomass, composting, and solar technologies. Matt began his career at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida where he coordinated representatives from local government, the public, and the tourism industry, in advocating municipal and regional policy.
Matt holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Policy from the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University, Sweden, and a dual BA in Economics and Environmental Studies from Emory University.
Program Assistant, Global Green USA
Global Green USA
Madisen “Maddie" Gittlin began her involvement with Global Green’s Santa Monica office as a Research and Outreach intern, mainly helping to expand existing food waste recovery projects as well as to explore future innovations. She now has joined our team as a Program Assistant for several projects both in our Coalition for Resource Recovery and our Green Urbanism Program.
Prior to Global Green, Maddie has interned for CalPIRG, leading their UCSB chapter in the fight to ban plastic grocery bags in California as well as interned for local farmers markets and the Santa Barbara Department of Public Health working with various food and waste issues.
Maddie has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara where she focused on waste management, resource recovery, and the role of diet in global climate change. She also spent nearly a year abroad, studying at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, where she studied in their Department of Environmental Science and Innovation Management.