WRI’s Global Board of Directors includes internationally renowned experts and global thought-leaders who demonstrate extraordinary vision on issues of sustainability. The Global Board is responsible for guiding WRI’s mission, values and strategy, and for ensuring the financial integrity and effective resource management of the institute.

WRI Global Board of Directors

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

David Blood
Co-founder and Senior Partner, Generation Investment Management

Pamela Flaherty
Former President and CEO, Citi Foundation; former Director of Corporate Citizenship, Citi

Susan Tierney
Senior Advisor, Analysis Group, Inc.

Frances Beinecke
President Emerita and Honorary Trustee, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Afsaneh Beschloss
Founder and CEO, RockCreek

Stephen Brenninkmeijer
Founder and Principal, Willows Investments

Jesper Brodin
President and CEO, Ingka Group

William Chen
Founding Managing Partner, ClearVue Partners

Ani Dasgupta
President and CEO, World Resources Institute

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

Lawrence Jones
Senior Vice President, International Programs, Edison Electric Institute (EEI)

Frannie Léautier
Senior Partner, Southbridge Group; CEO, Southbridge Investments

Joaquim Levy
Director of Economic Strategy and Market Relations, Banco Safra Brazil; Former Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank

Carlos Lopes
Professor, Nelson Mandela School, University of Cape Town; Chair, African Climate Foundation; Former Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa

Michael Miebach
Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard

Kathleen McLaughlin
Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc. President, Walmart Foundation

Nader Mousavizadeh
Founding Partner and CEO, Macro Advisory Partners

Mari Pangestu
Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank

Michael Polsky
Founder and CEO, Invenergy

Roger Sant
Chairman, The Summit Foundation; Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, The AES Corporation

Jennifer Scully-Lerner
Vice President of Private Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs

Gloria Walton
President & CEO, The Solutions Project

Daniel Weiss
Co-founder and Managing Partner,
Angeleno Group

WRI Brasil Board of Directors

Marcelo Furtado
Executive Director Of Alana Foundation

Manish Bapna
President and Chief Executive Officer of The Natural Resources Defense Council

Leonardo Fleck
Sustainability Superintendent, Santander Brazil

Janet Ranganathan
Managing Director, Strategy, Learning and Results, WRI

Anamaria Schindler
Co-president Emeritus, Ashoka

Orlando Strambi
Professor and Head of yhe Department of Transportation Engineering, Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo

Johannes van de Ven
CEO, Good Energies

Daniel Bento
Lawyer and Executive Director at CEERT (Racial and Gender Equity)

Fernanda Lopes
Program Director at the Baobá Fund for Racial Equity

WRI India Board of Directors

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

Ashok Khosla
Chairman, Development Alternatives Group

Shashishekhar Pandit
Chairman and Group CEO, KPIT Technologies Ltd

Kiran Pasricha
Former CEO, Ananta Aspen Centre; Former Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

WRI Indonesia Board of Directors

Dino Patti Djalal
Ex-Deputy Foreign Minister, Republic of Indonesia

Desi Anwar
Director/Senior Anchor/ Correspondent CNN Indonesia TV

Ani Dasgupta
President and CEO of WRI

Dharsono Hartono
President Director of PT. Rimba Makmur Utama

Becky Marshall
Chief of Staff of The Nature Conservancy

Handry Satriago
CEO of General Electric Indonesia

Yenny Zanubba Wahid
Director of The Wahid Institute

WRI China Advisory Committee Members

Zhou Dadi
Former General Director of Energy Research Institute, NDRC; Vice Chairman, National Energy Advisory Committee

He Jiankun
Former Vice President, Tsinghua University; Deputy Director
of National Climate Change Experts Committee

Wang Hao
Director of Water Research Institute, Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydroelectric Power Research

Zhang Yue
Former DG, MoHURD, Chairman of the Water Industry Association, China Civil Engineering Society; Former Director, Urban Water Management Office

Li Nuyun
Deputy Director, State Forestry Administration’s Climate Office; Executive Vice President, China Green Carbon Fund Foundation

Zhang Shiqiu
Professor, Peking University

Qiu Baoxing
Former Vice Minister, Housing and Urban-Rural Development of P. R. China; Counsellor of the State Council, China

LI Xiaojiang
Former President, China Urban Planning and Design Institute

Zhang Fusuo
Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering; Director, Center for Resources, Environment
and Food Security of China Agricultural University

Fan Shenggen
Dean, Academy of Global Food Economics and Policy, China Agricultural University; Global Ambassador Network of Food and Land Use Coalition

WRI Europe Board of Directors

Stientje van Veldhoven
Vice President and Regional Director Europe, WRI

Elizabeth Cook
Executive Vice President for Governance & Development, WRI

Janet Ranganathan
Managing Director, Strategy, Learning and Results, WRI

WRI México Board of Directors

Cecilia Martínez
Former Regional Director, UN- HABITAT

Roberto Aguerrebere Salido
General Director of the Mexican Institute of Transportation

Francisco Barnés
Board Member, WRI México

Julia Carabias
Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Former Secretariat, Environment and Natural Resources

Sergio Chagoya Díaz
Lawyer, Free School of Law

Ani Dasgupta
President and CEO, WRI

Adrián Fernández Bremauntz
Executive Director, Mexico Climate Initiative

Ignacio García
Vice President, General Manager Mexico & Central America Cummins Inc.

Ernesto Hanhausen
President, Energreen Cancún

Adriana Lobo
Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action, WRI

Enrique Norten
Founder, Ten Arquitectos

Rolando Núñez Baza
Head of Latin America, Khan Academy

José Saruhkán Kermez
Former Rector of UNAM and Science Adviser of Mexico’s Government

Eugene T. Wachenheim
Managing Partner of Softec

WRI Colombia Board of Directors

Adriana Lobo
Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action, WRI

Shailesh Sreedharan
Acting Chief Operations Officer, WRI

Jocelyn Starzak
General Counsel, WRI

WRI Council of Board Chairs

Marcelo Furtado
WRI Brasil Board Chair

Jamshyd Godrej
WRI India Board Chair

David Blood
WRI Global Board Co-Chair

Dino Patti Djalal
WRI Indonesia Board Chair

Cecilia Martínez
WRI México Board Chair

Global Leadership Council

Frances Beinecke
Former President, NRDC

Daniel Weiss
Co-founder and Managing Partner, Angeleno Group

Clinton Vince
Chair, Global Energy Practice, Dentons

Elizabeth Belfer
Private Investor & Philanthropist

Ambassador Robert Blake, Jr.
Senior Director, McLarty Associates

David Brewster

Steve Chadima
Advisory Board Member, Wildlife Alliance

Brian Cox
President, MFX Solutions

Leslie Dach
Founder & Chair, Protect Our Care

Tim Disney
Filmmaker & Trustee Emeritus, CalArts

Timothy Dunn
Chief Investment Officer, Managing Member, Founder, Terra Alpha Investments, LLC

Elizabeth Fisher Marshall
Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners, LLC

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

Robert Gee
President, Gee Strategies Group

Lisa Genasci
Managing Director, Sustainable Finance,
ADM Capital

Peter Graham
Partner, One Better Ventures

Douglas Harmon
Chairman, Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield

Jason Haggins
Executive Director, Sall Family Foundation

W. Andrew Jack
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

H.R.H. Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme
Climate Envoy, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Peter S. Knight
Managing Partner, Cyan Capital Partners

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

Ann MacDougall
Co-founder and CEO, Dunollie Fund

Jonathan Matz
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Jeff McDermott
Founder, Nomura Greentech

Leslie Myers
President, Hot Girls Pearls

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

Morgan O’Brien
Executive Chairman of the Board, Anterix

Dorothy Robyn
Senior Fellow, Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy

Theodore Roosevelt IV
Managing Director & Chairman of Barclays Cleantech Initiative

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

Edward L. Strohbehn
Counsel (Retired), Morgan Lewis

Lee M. Thomas
Former Administrator, US EPA