Andrew Wheeler served as the 15th Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator from 2018 to 2021. As EPA administrator, Wheeler was responsible for shaping federal environment policy under the Trump administration.
Before working for the EPA during the Trump administration, Wheeler worked as a lobbyist for FaegreBD Consulting and as an attorney at Faegre Baker Daniels. Before that, he served as general counsel to U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe. He also served as staff director and chief counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the U.S. Senate Subcommittee for Clean Air Wetlands and Nuclear Safety. He worked for the EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics under Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Wheeler received his bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University, his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, and his M.B.A. from George Mason University. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio