Susan Rockefeller is the Founder and CEO of Protect What is Precious, a company that uses the power of documentary filmmaking, photography, storytelling and design to inspire awareness and mobilize action across a wide range of environmental, social and philanthropic groups. Susan’s films have explored a range of contemporary issues, often using both real life […]Read More
Susan Rockefeller is an entrepreneur, conservationist, and filmmaker. She’s the CEO and Founder of Protect What Is Precious, a niche consulting company that advises businesses on how to improve their products and processes in a way that contributes to a better future for the planet, while enhancing the value of their brands. Susan's films have explored a range of contemporary issues such as ocean acidification and the future of ocean health, PTSD and the use of music to heal, the confluence of race, poverty and illness; and global food sustainability. Her films have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel. Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We Are Family Foundation, and is a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council Global Leadership Council. She received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College, a certificate in ecological horticulture from University of California Santa Cruz and her master's degree from NYU. Susan lives in New York City with her husband and children.