Our Team


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Stuart Scott, Founder & Executive Director

Scott brings four decades of varied personal and professional experience to the UPFSI.  He is a deep-ecologist, strategist, educator and communicator.  He was the first environmentalist stockbroker on Wall Street (Merrill Lynch, 1977); founded an IT consultancy for major NYC banks (BITS Inc., 1981), later a software engineer for IBM, and then a college professor of mathematics, statistics, and critical thinking.  He then started a career of service to humanity and the ecology of Earth as ecological strategist, organizer, and international speaker with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project.  He is the Founder and Director of the Interfaith Declaration on Climate Change, Deputy Director General of the International Ecological Safety Collaborative Organization (IESCO), and served as Chief Ecological Officer of NagaCorp, Ltd.

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Florent Rebatel, Director of Outreach

Florent … He is responsible for project outreach and communications.

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Hugo van der Poel, Web Consultant

Hugo van der Poel completed his B.A. in International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. During his studies he mainly focusing on project management in the non-profit sector.  He is experienced in website development, video editing, and graphic design and consults for UPFSI with his wide range of applicable skills.