Irela Bagué is Miami Dade’s first Chief Bay Officer (CBO). This role focuses on water quality issues, policies and appropriations related to the health and recovery of Biscayne Bay.
She is also President & CEO of Bagué Group, a full-service consulting firm with over 20 years of experience in Florida with expertise in strategic communications, water policy, sustainability, climate mitigation, adaptation and resilience.
Ms. Bagué is chair of Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Bay Task Force, Vice-Chair of the Resilience Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and serves on the City of Coral Gables Sustainability Advisory Board.
She also hosts Resilient Forward a podcast promoting solutions to our most challenging environmental issues and frequently writes for the Sun-Sentinel South Florida 100 editorial section.
Manuel (Manny) A. Mencia is Sr. Vice President of the International Trade and Development unit of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a not-for-profit government business partnership established […]