Josh Knights

Director of Partnerships for the Sustainability Institute at Ohio State

Josh Knights is Director of Partnerships for the Sustainability Institute at Ohio State. Josh joined Ohio State in 2018, coming from The Nature Conservancy, where he most recently led its work in Ohio. Under his leadership, the Conservancy helped launch several initiatives including a voluntary certification program to manage fertilizer use in the Lake Erie basin; the first statewide mitigation program for streams and wetlands; and science-based policy recommendations to support Ohio’s clean energy standards. Josh brings a wealth of experience building relationships and raising resources that he is excited to use to help Ohio State faculty, staff and students. He firmly believes in the power of science and innovation to solve major sustainability challenges, especially through collaboration.

Contact Josh at knights.16@osu.edu