Wood Turner is a Vice President at Agriculture Capital Management, leading the fund’s environmental and social impact strategies.
Wood brings over 20 years of experience in corporate sustainability, environmental management, and consumer engagement. Before ACM, he was on the executive team at organic yogurt pioneer Stonyfield Farm as VP Sustainability Innovation, after serving as founding executive director of Climate Counts, an international NGO focused on measuring and scoring the world’s largest consumer companies on their enterprise-level responses to climate change. Wood has helped brands, elected officials, and public agencies on mobilize the public around ideas that improve the environment and build community, including a groundbreaking curbside food waste recovery program, the expansion of carshare program access to underrepresented communities, development of a shuttle program for Bay Area biotech workers, and a citizen engagement program that nearly resulted in innovative fixed-rail for Seattle. He worked with the plastics industry on policy and product stewardship and was instrumental in developing Urban Ecology’s “Blueprint for a Sustainable Bay Area.” He worked for many years on the alignment of economic and recreation demands with natural resource conservation in the Pacific Northwest.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Wood has degrees from Duke University and the University of Washington.