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Board of Directors

  • James A. Harmon

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

    David Blood is co-founder and Senior Partner of Generation Investment Management. Since its founding in 2004, Generation has played an integral role in the development of sustainable investing...

  • 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...

  • Tammie Arnold

    Founding Partner, Alpha Ledger Technologies, Inc.

    Ms. Arnold is a Founding Partner of Alpha Ledger Technologies, a company which leverages distributed ledger technology to connect all people to fundamental investment opportunities that strengthen...

  • 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, C&A. He has been active in strategic investing...

  • 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 Partners

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 is the Chairman of the Board of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.

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  • Caio Koch-Weser

    Chair, Advisory Council, European Climate Foundation

    Mr. Caio Koch-Weser is Chair, Advisory Council of the European Climate Foundation. From 2013 until 2018 he served as Chair of the Board of the European Climate Foundation.

    From 2006 – 2016...

  • Joaquim Levy

    Former President, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Former Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank

    Mr. Levy served as President of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) from 2018 to 2019. Prior to accepting this appointment, Mr. Levy served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of...

  • Kathleen McLaughlin

    Executive Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, and President, Walmart Foundation

    Kathleen McLaughlin is executive vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Inc., and president of the Walmart Foundation.

    Kathleen is responsible for programs that help...

  • Nader Mousavizadeh

    Co-Founder and Partner, Macro Advisory Partners

    Nader has spent the past 20 years in leadership positions in global institutions at the intersection of geopolitics, policy and markets.

    From 2010-2013, Nader was Chief Executive of Oxford...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Andrew Steer

    President and CEO

    Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research-into-action organization dedicated to promoting economic development while protecting the natural...

  • 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...

  • 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-...

  • 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...

  • Jonathan Lash

    President Emeritus
    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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