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Ramez Ziadeh

Acting Secretary, Department of Environmental Protection

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Ramez Ziadeh, P.E. served as the Executive Deputy Secretary of Programs at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection since June 2017 and previously served as Director of the Bureau of Waterways Engineering and Wetlands.  Ramez is a licensed professional engineer in the States of Pennsylvania and California.  He received his B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993.

Ramez started his career in DEP in 1994.  He has over 28 years of extensive experience in environmental permitting, compliance, policy and regulatory rule making.