Eddie Ahn

Executive Director, Brightline Defense

Eddie Ahn is the Executive Director of Brightline Defense, an environmental justice nonprofit based in San Francisco. In addition to delivering direct services to frontline communities ranging from air quality monitoring to job training to youth leadership, Brightline advocates for equity in offshore wind, building decarbonization, and much more. Prior to being a nonprofit attorney, Eddie was an AmeriCorps member, teaching public speaking and arts workshops in Oakland’s Chinatown. In December 2021, Eddie was inducted into the State of California’s Clean Energy Hall of Fame for his work in equity and clean energy.

A member of the California State Bar, Eddie has received his J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and his B.A. from Brown University.