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Clayton Louis Ferrara

Clayton Louis Ferrara is the Executive Director of the United Nations Accredited NGO, IDEAS For Us. He is a classically trained biologist and world traveler who has conducted research on five continents concerning evolution, conservation, and ecology.

His work as leader of IDEAS focuses on advancing sustainability through the creation of solutions that benefit people, the planet, and create prosperity in communities around the world.

He is a celebrated alum of Rollins, the first American to be named a Darwin Scholar by the Field Studies Council in London, a member of the SDSN Vatican Youth group for Pope Francis, and a handpicked member of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's GreenWorks task force.

Clay recently became a founding board member of the Winter Park Land Trust is the 2019 chair of the Development Advisory Board for Orange County.

He was born in Santiago, Chile and currently lives in Winter Park, Florida.