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Board of Directors

  • James A. Harmon

    Chairman, Caravel Management LLC; former President of the Export-Import Bank, United States

    James Harmon is Chairman and CEO of Caravel Management LLC, the investment manager of the Caravel Fund (International) Ltd., an emerging and frontier markets fund that was launched in 2004....

  • David Blood

    Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Generation Investment Management, United Kingdom

    David Blood is co-founder and Senior Partner of Generation Investment Management. Previously, he spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs including serving as co-CEO and CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset...

  • Susan Tierney

    Vice Chair
    Senior Advisor, Analysis Group, Inc. United States

    Dr. Tierney is an expert on energy policy and economics, specializing in the electric and gas industries. She has consulted to companies, governments, non-profits, and other organizations on...

  • Pamela P. Flaherty

    Vice Chair
    Former President and CEO, Citi Foundation; Former Director of Corporate Citizenship, Citi, United States

    Pamela P. Flaherty is the former President and CEO of the Citi Foundation, and the Director of Corporate Citizenship at Citi. During Mrs. Flaherty’s 46-year career at Citi, she held various line...

  • Harriet C. Babbitt

    Vice Chair Emerita
    Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States, United States

    Harriet (Hattie) Babbitt is an attorney in Washington, D.C., where she provides counsel at the intersection of law, policy, and public interest.

    Babbitt serves on a number of not-for-...

  • Frances Beinecke

    Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), United States

    Frances Beinecke is the former president of NRDC, a leading nonprofit environmental group that works to preserve clean air and water, protect people’s health, preserve wild landscapes, and foster...

  • Afsaneh M. Beschloss

    Founder and CEO of Rock Creek

    Ms. Beschloss is founder and CEO of RockCreek. Previously, she was Managing Director and Partner at the Carlyle Group and President of Carlyle Asset Management. She was Treasurer and Chief...

  • Joke Brandt

    Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

    Joke Brandt has served as the Secretary General of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2016. Before her appointment as Secretary General, Brandt served as the Deputy Executive Director for...

  • Stephen Brenninkmeijer

    Founder and Principal of Willows Investments

    Stephen is a private investor with interests in impact investing and education. For 30 years he was involved in family-held retail business. He has been active in strategic investing since 2002...

  • Felipe Calderón

    Former President of Mexico; Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

    Felipe Calderón was President of Mexico from 2006 to 2012. During his presidency he prioritized the rule of law and public security; a competitive and job-creating economy; equal opportunities;...

  • Robin Chase

    Founder, Zipcar, Buzzcar, Veniam'Works

    Robin Chase is a transportation entrepreneur. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world; Buzzcar, a peer to peer carsharing service in France (now...

  • William Chen

    Founding Managing Partner, ClearVue Partner

    William A. Chen is the Founding Managing Partner of ClearVue Partners, a private equity fund focused on the consumer sector of China.

    Prior to founding ClearVue, Mr. Chen was the Managing...

  • Tiffany Clay

    Founder & CEO, Saddleback Holdings

    Ms. Clay is the founder and CEO of Saddleback Holdings, a company that acquires, owns and operates multi-unit restaurant franchise businesses. Prior to founding Saddleback, Ms. Clay was an...

  • Dino Patti Djalal

    Former Deputy Foreign Minister, Republic of Indonesia

    Dr. Djalal joined the Department of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia in 1987. He has been posted in London (1992-1997), Dili (1999), and Washington (2000-2002), before being appointed as Director for...

  • Alice F. Emerson

    Vice Chair Emerita
    President Emerita, Wheaton College, United States

    Born into an academic family, Alice F. (Tish) Emerson has spent most of her life in educational activities. She attended a public high school near Philadelphia where she grew up, then went to...

  • Christiana Figueres

    Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Kingdom

    Christiana Figueres is a world authority on global climate change and was the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC from 2010-2016. Ms. Figueres is currently Vice-Chair of the Global Covenant of...

  • Jamshyd N. Godrej

    Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co. Ltd., India

    Mr. Jamshyd N. Godrej graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He joined the Board of Management of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. as Director in 1974,...

  • Caio Koch-Weser

    Chairman, European Climate Foundation, Germany

    Mr. Caio Koch-Weser is Chairman of the Board of the European Climate Foundation. From 2006 – 2016, Mr. Koch-Weser was Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group, with global responsibilities for...

  • Jonathan Lash

    Former President, Hampshire College

    Jonathan Lash, former President of Hampshire College, served previously as president of World Resources Institute (WRI), senior staff attorney of the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Peace...

  • Joaquim Levy

    Managing Director and World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Financial Officer

    As Managing Director and WBG CFO since February 2016, Mr. Levy is responsible for the financial and risk management strategies including development of new, innovative financial products and...

  • Michael Polsky

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Invenergy, United States

    Michael Polsky is the founder, President and CEO of Invenergy. Invenergy specializes in developing, acquiring and owning various power generations with an emphasis on renewable resources. With...

  • Bill Richardson

    Former Governor of New Mexico, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and former Energy Secretary, United States

    Bill Richardson sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2008.

    Since entering life as a private citizen in 2011, Richardson was named chairman of APCO...

  • Stephen M. Ross

    Chairman and Founder, Related Companies, United States

    Stephen M. Ross is the Chairman and Founder of Related Companies. Mr. Ross formed Related in 1972 and today the company includes over 2,500 professionals. Related has developed over $22 billion...

  • William D. Ruckelshaus

    Chairman Emeritus
    Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group; former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States

    William D. Ruckelshaus is currently a Strategic Director of Madrona Venture Group, formed in 1999 and a principal of Madrona Investment Group, L.L.C. In 1970 Mr. Ruckelshaus became the first...

  • Roger W. Sant

    Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The AES Corporation and Chairman, The Summit Foundation

    Roger Sant is Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The AES Corporation, a Fortune 200 company that generates and distributes electrical power. Prior to starting AES in 1981, Mr. Sant was Assistant...

  • Jennifer Scully-Lerner

    Vice President, Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs

    Jennifer Scully-Lerner is Vice President of Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2000. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, she was part of the founding team at Oscar...

  • James Gustave Speth

    Founder and Trustee Emeritus
    Former Administrator, United Nations Development Programme, United States

    James Gustave Speth is Professor of Law at the Vermont Law School and a senior fellow at Demos, the Democracy Collaborative, and the Tellus Institute. He served as Dean of the Yale School of...

  • Andrew Steer

    President and CEO

    Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works in more than 50 countries, with offices in the Brazil, China, Europe, India,...

  • Clinton A. Vince

    Chair, Global Energy Practice, Dentons, United States

    Clint Vince is the chair of Dentons' Energy sector.

    Clint is rated as one of the leading energy attorneys in the US and has directed the expansion of the US Energy team into a premier...

  • Daniel Weiss

    Co-founder and Managing Partner, Angeleno Group, United States

    Daniel G. Weiss is co-founder and Managing Partner of Angeleno Group LLC (“AG”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with a global platform focused on high growth investments in next...

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