Biography

Yana Kravtsova is the VP of Environmental Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer at Enviva.

As Vice President of Environmental Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer, Yana Kravtsova leads the team responsible for developing and implementing Enviva’s environmental permitting strategy that combines Enviva’s bold commitment to sustainability and the environment with practical, executable solutions that deliver benefits to the communities in which they operate, the environment, and the company’s business goals. Yana is also responsible for building and overseeing Enviva’s corporate compliance program and policies and ensuring a culture of corporate compliance.

Yana brings over 15 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, leading and executing a broad range of high-profile and complex initiatives in the global arena of law, renewable energy, growth and investments, and corporate governance. Prior to Enviva, Yana served as general counsel and senior vice president of a global renewable energy company after taking it public on Nasdaq, as well as legal head of renewable energy at Google, growing its portfolio to 2.5GW of clean energy projects across the U.S., Europe, and Africa. Prior to that, she practiced project finance and M&A law at top global law firms in Washington, D.C.

Yana holds an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from American University, Washington College of Law, and a J.D. from Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia.