Global Advisory Council

WRI’s Global Advisory 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.

WRI Global Advisory Council

Afsaneh Beschloss


President and CEO, The Rock Creek Group

Elizabeth Belfer

Equity Analyst, Belfer Management, LLC

Doyle Beneby

CEO, New Generation Power International

David Blood

Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Generation Investment Management

David Brewster

President, EnerNOC, Inc.

Tim Disney

Chairman, CalArts

H.R.H. Prince Jaime de Bourbon Parme

Ambassador to the Holy See
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

Jonathan Matz

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Stephen Rumsey

Chair and CEO, Permian Global

Lee M. Thomas

Former Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency