Christophe Tulou: Executive Director

Christophe Tulou

Rehoboth Beach, DE — Environmental and natural resources conservation leader Christophe Tulou has been appointed Executive Director of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, an organization that preserves, protects and restores Delaware’s Inland Bays and their watershed.

Throughout his career, Tulou has developed strategies to reduce or eliminate harm to communities, the environment, and natural resources by bridging science, policy, law and politics to address challenges such as climate change resilience, community sustainability, coastal development, watershed management, and ocean resource protection.

He brings extensive executive and legislative experience at all levels of government, having served for 10 years in various capacities in the U.S. House of Representatives, as Cabinet Secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and as Director of the District of Columbia Department of the Environment in Washington, DC.

Most recently, Tulou was Democratic Senior Counsel and Policy Director for the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and previously served as Senior Advisor on the Chesapeake Bay to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy.

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays promotes the wise use and enhancement of the Inland Bays watershed by conducting public outreach and education; developing and implementing research, monitoring, and environmental restoration projects; encouraging scientific inquiry; sponsoring/coordinating needed research; and establishing a long-term process for the protection and preservation of the watershed. For more information, visit