Wenonah Hauter is the Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on water, food, energy and environmental issues at the international, national, state and local level. She is a leader in the campaign against the privatization of the water commons and has been involved in many successful campaigns in the U.S and Global South. Experienced in developing policy positions and legislative strategies, she is also a skilled and accomplished organizer, having lobbied and developed grassroots field strategy and action plans. From 1997 to 2005 she served as Director of Public Citizen Energy and Environment Program, which focused on water, food, and energy policy. From 1996 to 1997, she was environmental policy director for Citizen Action, where she worked with the organization’s 30 state-based groups. From 1989 to 1995 she was at the Union of Concerned Scientists where as a senior organizer, she coordinated broad-based, grassroots sustainable energy campaigns in several states. She has an M.S. in Applied Anthropology from the University of Maryland. She lives on an organic farm in Virginia.
From Food and Water Watch, United States 
Some of our publications that relate to protecting the global commons:
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/report/dried-up-sold-out/ http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/report/money-down-the-drain/ http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/report/priceless/ http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/bottled/industry-sales-bad-news-for-bottled-water/ http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/Casino.pdf http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/CatchandTrade-IssueBrief.pdf