Emily Lloyd
Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection in the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York

Emily Lloyd is commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).  She was appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in February 2005.  DEP is responsible for managing New York City's drinking water supply, wastewater collection and treatment systems; handling hazardous materials emergencies and toxic site remediation; overseeing asbestos monitoring and removal; and enforcing the City's air and noise codes.  DEP has substantial responsibility outside of New York City, managing and protecting 2,000 square miles of watershed land in the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley. 

Prior to DEP, Commissioner Lloyd served as executive vice president for administration for Columbia University for 10 years, and then as executive vice president for government and community affairs.  She was commissioner for sanitation under Mayor Dinkins, director of business development at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and commissioner for traffic and parking for the City of Boston. 

She is a graduate of Wellesley College, received a master's degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Loeb fellow at Harvard University. She has served on numerous boards and commissions and is a lifetime fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.