Eric Sutton was appointed as the Executive Director for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in 2017. He previously served as the Assistant Executive Director for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission since 2013.
Eric has worked in government and the private sector since the early 1990s. His public sector experience has been at the manager and director level positions at the local, regional and State levels. His work experience has spanned acquisition and management of public lands, land use regulations, listed species policy, invasive species management, and coastal management. He received both his Bachelors and Master’s degree in zoology from the University of South Florida. The emphasis of his work was on endangered species population biology