Anthony Cortese is President of Second Nature. From 1984 to 1993, Dr. Cortese directed the Center for Environmental Management at Tufts University. He was Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and also worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Cortese is a founding member of The Natural Step US, the Consortium for Environmental Education in Medicine and the Center for Environmental Education. He has a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Tufts University and a Sc.D in Environmental Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Cortese has been a consultant to UNEP, and a member of the Clinton-Gore transition team, the EPA Science Advisory Board, and the President's Council on Sustainable Development's Education Task Force.