Chief Bay Officer
Miami-Dade County

Irela Bagué is Miami-Dade County’s first Chief Bay Officer (CBO). The CBO focuses on water quality issues, policies, and appropriations related to the health and recovery of Biscayne Bay. She acts as an advisor to the County Mayor and County Commission and a liaison between County departments, County boards, external agencies, stakeholder groups, and local, state, and federal governments. Previously, Ms. Bagué chaired Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Bay Task Force, leading the development of a final report listing a series of recommendations to improve Biscayne Bay’s health and sets a path forward for long-term recovery and restoration. Before rejoining the County government, Ms. Bagué served as President & CEO of Bagué Group, a full-service consulting firm with over 20 years of experience in Florida with expertise in strategic communications, water policy, sustainability, climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience.


Dec 6

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Programming Session 2

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Don't miss out on the second program session of the conference to hear about Industrial Development and Public-Private Partnerships Spurring Economic Development.