Robert Horton | Vice President of Environmental Affairs
DFW Airport

Robert Horton, Vice President of Environmental Affairs, DFW Airport

Robert Horton is Vice President of Environmental Affairs & Sustainability for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and serves as the Airport Board's Environmental & Sustainability Officer. He provides strategic and innovative leadership for DFW Airport's environmental and sustainability programs, resulting in key domestic and global awards.

Mr. Horton’s passion for clean resources and renewable energy began early in his life, igniting his continual drive to find new, efficient, and cost-beneficial ways to protect natural resources. He has more than 20 years of experience within the aviation, transportation, and sustainability industries, successfully bringing together diverse stakeholders to drive global energy efficiencies, sustainable growth and operational cost savings.

Mr. Horton holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the University of Florida.

He has been formally recognized amongst trade and industry thought leaders as a champion for rapidly evolving aviation and sustainable operations. In December 2019, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Florida. He was selected to serve as a Commissioner for Alliance to Save Energy's U.S. Commission on Transportation Sector Efficiency (50x50 Transportation Initiative) for his leadership on environmental and sustainability issues. He was appointed to the Board of Directors for Texan by Nature, a nonpartisan conservation nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush.


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last published: 20/May/22 11:56 GMT

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