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Matt Taylor

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Institution/Organization: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Email Address: matthew.k.taylor@tn.gov 

Website:   https://www.tn.gov/environment/program-areas/opsp-policy-and-sustainable-practices/sp-meet-the-team/staff-directory-and-bios/matt-taylor.html

Committee(s): Collaborator

Matt Taylor is Senior Policy Analyst and Business Team Manager for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation – Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices. He works with TDEC Divisions and external stakeholders on broad, complex environmental policy issues and is responsible for coordinating TDEC reviews and responses on projects in the state of Tennessee that trigger National Environmental Policy Act requirements. Matt also manages the state of Tennessee’s business and industrial sector facing sustainability programs. Matt holds a master’s degree in Geography from the University of Arkansas, an MBA from Tennessee State University, a BS in Resource and Environmental Studies from Texas State University, a BS in Urban Studies from Tennessee State University, and a certificate in Sustainable Environmental Management from UC Berkeley. In addition to his educational background, Matt has a range of professional experience in environmental sciences from his time working with the U.S. Forest Service – Rocky Mountain Research Station as well as solid waste regulatory experience from time spent with the TDEC – Division of Solid Waste Management