WRI Global Board


James A. Harmon


Chairman, Caravel Management LLC; former President of the Export-Import Bank

Harriet C. Babbitt


Former U.S. Ambasssador to the Organization of American States

Susan Tierney


Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Inc.

Frances Beinecke

Former President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Afsaneh M. Beschloss

President and CEO,
The Rock Creek Group

Felipe Calderón

Former President of Mexico; Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Robin Chase

Founder, Zipcar, Buzzcar, Veniam ‘Works

Tiffany Clay

Vice President, TPG Alternative & Renewable Technologies

Daniel Cruise

Corporate Vice President for Business Development and Global Affairs, Alcoa Inc.

Dino Patti Djalal

Former Deputy Foreign Minister, Republic of Indonesia

Daniel L. Doctoroff

CEO, Sidewalk Labs
Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg, L.P.

Pamela P. Flaherty

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

Jamshyd N. Godrej

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

Renée Jones-Bos

Secretary General in the Dutch Foreign Ministry, The Netherlands

Caio Koch-Weser

Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank Group, Germany

Jonathan Lash

President, Hampshire College; Former President, WRI

WRI Staff reviewing latest draft of the Paris Agreement at COP21 in Paris.

WRI Staff reviewing latest draft of the Paris Agreement at COP21 in Paris.

Jaime Lerner

President, Instituto Jaime Lerner, former Governor of Parana, former Mayor of Curitiba, Brasil

Preston R. Miller, Jr.

Partner, The Tremont Group, LLC

Göran Persson

Chairman, Sveaskog; Former Prime Minister of Sweden

Michael Polsky

President and Chief Executive Officer, Invenergy

Bill Richardson

Former Governor of New Mexico, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; former Energy Secretary

Stephen M. Ross

Chairman and Founder, Related Companies

Alison Sander

Director, Center for Sensing & Mining the Future, The Boston Consulting Group

Andrew Steer

President and CEO, WRI

D. James Umpleby

Group President, Caterpillar Inc.

Clinton A. Vince

Chair, Global Energy Practice, Dentons

Daniel Weiss

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Angeleno Group

Directors Emeriti

Alice F. Emerson

Vice Chair Emeriti

President Emerita, Wheaton College

Willian D. Ruckelshaus

Chairman Emeritus

Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group; Former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

James Gustave Speth

Founder and Trustee Emeritus

Former Administrator, United Nations Development Programme