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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 Rich Barnett at 202-729-7647 or for more information about the Global Leadership Council.

Member List

Frances Beinecke, Co-Chair
Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council
New York, NY

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

Elizabeth Belfer
Equity Analyst, Belfer Management, LLC
New York, NY

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

David Brewster
Boston, MA

Brian Cox
President, MFX Solutions
Washington, DC

Leslie Dach
Chair, Protect Our Care
Washington, DC

Tim Disney
Chairman, CalArts
Los Angeles, CA

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

Peter Fox-Penner
Director, Institute for Sustainable Energy
Professor of Practice, Questrom School of Business
Boston, MA

Paula Gold-Williams
President and CEO, CPS Energy
San Antonio, TX

Peter Graham
Partner, One Better Ventures
Montreal, Canada

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

Douglas Harmon
Chairman, Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield
Greenwich, CT

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

H.R.H. Prince Jaime de Bourbon Parme
Senior Advisor, Private Sector Partnerships, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 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

Jonathan Matz
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Los Angeles, CA

Jeff McDermott
Founder and Head, Nomura Greentech
New York, NY

Dan Morrow
Independent Consultant
Bethesda, MD

Leslie Myers
President, Hot Girls Pearls
New York, NY

Rolando Nuñez Baza
Director of Global Strategic Partnerships, Khan Academy
San Francisco, CA

David Richardson
Executive Director, Global Client Service & Business Development, Impax Asset Management
New York, NY

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
Washington, DC

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

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