Scott Glenn, Director of the State of Hawaiʻi Office of Environmental Quality Control
Scott Glenn is the Director of the State of Hawaiʻi Office of Environmental Quality Control (OEQC). He serves as Governor David Ige’s environmental advisor. His office administers the state environmental review process and provides advice and technical assistance to government agencies, businesses, and community groups. Glenn also serves as the Co-Chair of Governor Ige’s Sustainable Hawaiʻi Initiative, which focuses on five goals: achieving 100% renewable energy, protecting priority watersheds, effectively managing nearshore waters, growing local food, and improving biosecurity.
Prior to coming to the OEQC, Glenn worked as an environmental planner in the private sector. While there, he focused on planning, environmental review, asset management, and risk analysis in clients’ strategic decision making. He has managed and held key roles on multiple multi-million dollar projects for clients in the public and private sectors.
Glenn earned a B.A. in philosophy and classical archaeology from the University of Evansville and a Masters in Urban Regional Planning from the University of Hawai‘i. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.