Global Leadership Council

WRI’s Global Leadership Council is a select group of business, philanthropic, and civic leaders committed to helping the Institute achieve its mission of moving human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.

By serving as ambassadors and advising the Institute’s leadership, board of directors, and international staff, Council members enhance WRI’s profile, resources, and effectiveness.

Please contact Jenni LeBlanc at (202) 729-7985 or for more information about the Global Leadership Council.

Member List

Frances Beinecke, Co-Chair
GLC Co-Chair & WRI Global Director
President Emerita, Natural Resource Defense Council
New York, NY

Daniel Weiss, Co-Chair
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Angeleno Group
Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Belfer
Private Investor and Philanthropist
New York, NY

Ambassador Robert O. Blake, Jr.
Senior Director, McLarty Associates
Washington, DC

David Brewster
Boston, MA

Steve Chadima
Chairman, Wildfire Alliance
Laguna Beach, CA

Brian Cox
President, MFX Solutions
Washington, DC

Leslie Dach
Founder & Chair, Protect Our Care
Washington, DC

Tim Disney
Filmmaker & Trustee Emeritus, CalArts
Los Angeles, CA

Timothy P. Dunn
Chief Investment Officer, Managing Member,
, Terra Alpha Investments, LLC
Middleburg, VA & Washington, DC

Peter Fox-Penner
Partner and Chief Impact Officer, Energy Impact Partners and Senior Advisor, The Brattle Group
Boston, MA

Robert Gee
President, Gee Strategies Group
Falls Church, VA

Lisa Genasci
Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, ADM Capital
Hong Kong

Peter Graham
Partner, One Better Ventures
Montreal, Canada

Jason Haggins
Executive Director, Sall Family Foundation
New York, NY

Doug Harmon
Co-Head of U.S. Markets, Newmark
Greenwich, CT

W. Andrew Jack
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, DC

H.R.H. Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme
Special Envoy for Climate, Kingdom of the Netherlands
Geneva, Switzerland

Peter S. Knight
Managing Partner, Cyan Capital Partners
New York, NY

Krista Kurth, Ph.D
Climate Activist, Author, former Director, Green America Center for Sustainability Solutions
Potomac, MD

Ann MacDougall
Co-Founder and CEO, Dunollie Fund
New York, NY

Elizabeth Fisher Marshall
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC
San Francisco, CA

Jonathan Matz
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Los Angeles, CA

Jeff McDermott
Founder of Nomura Greentech and former Co-Head of Investment Banking, Nomura
New York, NY

Leslie Myers
President, Hot Girls Pearls
New York, NY

David Nevins
CEO, North Road Company
Los Angeles, CA

Rolando Nuñez Baza
CEO, Roundtable by The 92nd St Y, New York
New York, NY

Morgan O’Brien
Chairman, Anterix
Bethesda, MD

Dorothy Robyn
Senior Fellow, Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy
Washington, DC

Theodore Roosevelt IV
Managing Director and Chairman, Clean Tech Initiative, Barclays
New York, NY

Alison Sander
Director, Center for Sensing and Mining the Future, Boston Consulting Group
Boston, MA

Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.
Counsel (Retired), Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC

Lee M. Thomas
Former Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency
Jacksonville, FL

Clinton Vince, Co-Founder
Chair, Global Energy Practice, Dentons
Washington, DC