Ricardo Simmonds is the founder of Creatio and currently our Vice President and Chair of our Missions and Adventures Committee. Mr. Simmonds is an Environmental Policy Advisor in the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development, which is part of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Previously, Mr. Simmonds was the Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Newman Center.
Mr. Simmonds has traveled extensively and, after graduating from Bowdoin College in Maine, worked in Peru as a lay minister for three years. Mr. Simmonds then resumed his studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he earned his M.S. degree in Environmental Studies, with an emphasis on climate issues.