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John Foret

John D. Foret, Ph.D.

Vice President, Environmental
Coastal Market Leader

John D. Foret, Ph.D. has ecological and leadership experience since 1994 that includes all activities associated with the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) relating to coastal habitat restoration.  Currently serving as Fenstermaker’s Vice President of Environmental, his responsibilities focus on proposed project site evaluation, formulating and developing a restoration plan, developing a cost estimate for the proposed restoration plan, overseeing project budget, project design, implementation, inspection, evaluation of contractor efforts, and post-construction biological and engineering monitoring.  He has developed close, professional relations with those State and Federal Agencies which are crucial in moving projects from conceptual design through to construction.

In 2023, he was awarded the 2023 Coastal Stewardship Award by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. Dr. Foret’s work has had a significant impact on the health and sustainability of Louisiana’s coast. His passion and enthusiasm for coastal Louisiana are an inspiration to all who work with him.