Scott Faber is the vice president for government affairs for Environmental Working Group (EWG), a public interest research and advocacy organization that uses the power of information to protect human health and the environment.
Faberleads a team of EWG staffers to improve food and farm legislation, to reform energy and chemicals policy, to reduce air and water pollution, and a host of other issues important to the organization’s mission and supporters. Prior to joining EWG, Faber 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, where he worked to change the 2002 and 2008 farm bills.
Faber has taken his advocacy to House and Senate committees where he has testified multiple times on behalf of environmental and public health issues and has briefed lawmakers, top congressional staff and senior administration officials.
Faber is originally from Massachusetts and holds a J.D. from Georgetown University.