Vice President, Sustainability — Jackson Family Wines
Julien Gervreau is a Sonoma County, Calif. native whose career in the wine industry has spanned nearly 15 years and nearly all aspects of the industry, from production and operations to marketing and sales. In his role as Vice President of Sustainability at Jackson Family Wines, Julien focuses on setting strategies and tactical implementation of water and energy efficiency, onsite renewable energy generation, GHG emissions reductions, and waste diversion. He also works closely in communicating JFW’s commitment to sustainability in the through brand, sales and distribution channels, as well as activating employee engagement.
Julien is passionate about designing, developing and managing sustainable business systems that enhance the triple bottom line of economic growth, environmental sustainability, and social equity. He employs integrated systems thinking, financial analysis and documented sustainability frameworks to guide business strategy that fosters healthy, more resilient entities, and drives operational savings.
Julien holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco, and a BA in Anthropology and History from Connecticut College in New London, CT. He lives in Healdsburg with his wife and their two young children.