CLEO Institute Announces Olivia Collins as the New Vice President of Operations & Programs


Ian Quartin, The CLEO Institute

Miami, February 5th, 2024 — The CLEO Institute is delighted to announce the promotion of Olivia Collins to the role of Vice President of Operations & Programs. With over 15 years of diverse experience in the environmental sector, Olivia has been an invaluable asset to CLEO since she joined over six years ago.
Olivia holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Justice & Sustainability from San Francisco State University and a master’s degree in Environmental Impact Assessment from Concordia University in Montreal. Her academic background, coupled with her hands-on experience, positions her as a leader uniquely equipped to drive CLEO’s mission forward.

In her previous role as Senior Director of Programs, Olivia played a pivotal role in overseeing and executing many of CLEO’s educational & outreach efforts as well as CLEO’s expansion throughout Florida. Her dedication to environmental advocacy, from grassroots community development to corporate social responsibility, reflects CLEO’s commitment to a holistic approach to climate action.

Her expertise will be instrumental in advancing CLEO’s operational efficiency and expanding the reach of its impactful programs. As Vice President of Operations & Programs, she will continue to champion CLEO’s commitment to environmental justice, climate literacy, and community resilience.

Olivia’s promotion is a testament to her dedication to CLEO’s mission and values and an affirmation of the impactful work she will continue to lead. We are proud of what we have accomplished together and what is yet to come.

Please join me in congratulating Olivia Collins on this well-deserved promotion.


About The CLEO Institute

Founded in 2010, The CLEO Institute (CLEO) exists for the sole purpose of building climate literacy and spurring climate action. As the only women-led nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Florida that is exclusively dedicated to climate change education, advocacy, and engagement, CLEO is viewed as the go-to regional source for credible, vetted climate science. The CLEO Institute is a 501(c)(3) working with communities across Florida to build climate literacy and mobilize climate action for a just, resilient future. Learn more at

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