Ms. Clay is a Vice President at TPG and founding member of the TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies (ART) investment team. She originally joined TPG Capital in their leveraged buyout group in 2008 where she focused on energy and healthcare related deals, as well as helping lead TPG’s sustainability initiatives across its portfolio of 65+ companies. Before joining TPG she was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. where she served a number of public and private sector clients throughout North America and the Middle East on issues related to energy, climate change, and economic development. At McKinsey she spent a year as a researcher on the McKinsey Greenhouse Gas Abatement Initiative, a project sponsored by McKinsey, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund, and a consortium of private sector clients to assess the relative attractiveness of greenhouse gas abatement options and create an abatement cost curve (published in December 2007 as “Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How Much at What Cost?”). In 2008 she helped organize the American Response to Climate Change national conference to develop policy solutions to reduce U.S. emissions. Ms. Clay received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where she graduated with high distinction as a George F. Baker Scholar. She received a B.A. from Yale University where she graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is an avid rancher and outdoor enthusiast and her writings on the American West have been published and have won numerous awards. She is a member of the Board of the World Resources Institute.