Seth Horstmeyer joined the Pew Environment Group in 2008 as an officer in the field department and is now Director of Pew’s Reforming Industrial Animal Agriculture Campaign.
From 2009 through 2012, Horstmeyer served as senior officer responsible for oversight of field operations in more than 30 states. In 2011 and 2012 he concurrently served as Director of Pew’s Law of the Sea Campaign, working with American business and national security interests to create The American Sovereignty Campaign to encourage the U.S. Senate to approve an international treaty governing activities on the high seas.
Previously, Horstmeyer worked more than six years for the National Environmental Trust (NET) field department in various capacities. Before arriving at NET, he worked for the Environmental Investigation Agency, an international development nonprofit organization that investigates and exposes environmental offenses. Earlier, he served as a development and marketing associate for the National Park Foundation, where he helped generate financial support for the National Park Service.
Horstmeyer holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Miami University.