Top Environmental Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's environmental management activities. Develops strategy for complying with environmental regulations and minimizing the organization's impact on air, land and water quality. Being a Top Environmental Executive identifies environmental issues that may affect the organization or its employees and develops plans for corrective actions. May represent the organization at various government and industry-wide meetings. Additionally, Top Environmental Executive requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Top Environmental Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Environmental Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.