Business

  • Valerie Langer

    ForestEthics, Director of British Columbia Forest Campaigns

    Vancouver, Canada

    Valerie is primarily engaged in implementation of ecosystem-based management in the Great Bear Rainforest, 6.4 million hectares/15 million acres of temperate rainforest on the west [...]

  • Michelle Erickson

    Erickson Strategies, Principal

    New York City, New York

    Michelle is a thought leader working at the intersection of sustainability, technology, and innovation. She speaks regularly at industry conferences and is frequently interviewed by [...]

  • Lena Hansen

    Rocky Mountain Institute, Principal, Electricity Practice

    Boulder, Colorado

    Lena is a Principal with Rocky Mountain Institute’s electricity practice, where she specializes in energy and carbon strategy as well as design innovation for electric [...]

  • Julia Novy-Hildesley

    Independent, Entrepreneur

    Portland, Oregon

    Julia Novy-Hildesley is Professor of the Practice and Executive Director of Stanford’s Change Leadership for Sustainability Program, which includes the Sustainability Science and Practice Interdisciplinary [...]

  • Josephine Brennan

    Sustainable Value Creation Ltd., Founding Director

    East Twickenham, United Kingdom

    Josephine is a Sustainable Business Consultant and Executive Coach with 15 years senior level experience across renewable energy, cleantech project and sector development, top tier [...]

  • Ellen Wolfe

    Resero Consulting, Vice President

    Granite Bay, California

    Ellen is a Vice President of Resero and focuses on electric utility restructuring activities. She works with electrical system operators, policy makers, regulators and market [...]

  • Andrea Athanas

    African Wildlife Foundation, Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy

    Arusha, Tanzania

    Andrea is a Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy with the African Wildlife Foundation. Her ambition is to find pathways for societies to transition [...]

  • Abigail Corso

    CNT Energy, Senior Energy Efficiency Consultant

    Chicago, Illinois

    Abby is Senior Energy Efficiency Consultant at CNT Energy, a leading think-tank focused on urban sustainability, defined as “…the more effective use of existing resources and [...]

  • Mark Spalding

    The Ocean Foundation, President

    Washington, DC

    Mark J. Spalding, President of The Ocean Foundation is a member of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine [...]

  • Dayna Baumeister

    Biomimicry 3.8, Keystone and Co-Founder

    Helena, Montana

    With a background in biology and applied natural history, and a passion for sharing the wonders of nature with others, Dayna has worked in the [...]

  • Jennifer Fletcher

    Trust for Public Land, Program Director

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Jenna leads the open space/greenways collaborative, “Embrace Open Space,” that brings together local officials, staff, soil and watershed district leaders, non-profits, agency staff and environmental [...]

  • Natalie Starr

    DSM Environmental Services, Inc., Principal

    Windsor, Vermont

    Natalie has nearly thirty years of experience in sustainable materials management including twenty five years with DSM Environmental where she is a Principal. Natalie has [...]

  • Tse-Sung Wu

    Nektar Therapeutics, Director, Research Program Management

    San Francisco, California

    Tse-Sung has a longstanding interest in helping corporations reduce their ecological footprint by improving decision making and promoting innovation to minimize or eliminate environmental impact. [...]

  • Anna Jones-Crabtree

    US Forest Service, RegionalOperations Coordinator, Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions

    Helena, Montana

    As the Forest Service’s first Sustainable Operations Coordinator, Anna provides both regional and national leadership for the Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions. She works to [...]

  • Christina Page

    Yahoo! Inc., Global Director, Energy and Sustainability Strategy

    San Francisco, California

    Chris is responsible for overseeing Yahoo!’s climate program, efficiency and clean tech initiatives, and providing technical support to the company’s all-volunteer Green Team, an employee [...]

  • John Mlade

    YR&G, Senior Sustainability Manager

    Chicago, Illinois

    John has over 12 years of experience as a specialist in sustainable building design, construction, facility operations, and management of strategic sustainability initiatives. His skills [...]

  • Matt Roman

    Varroc Lighting Corporation, Global Plant Engineering and Construction Manager

    Beverly Hills, Michigan

    Matt currently works for Varroc Lighting Corporation, an automotive supplier, as the Global Plant Engineering and Construction Manager.   He is responsible for all new [...]

  • Jed Davis

    Cabot Creamery Co-operative, Director of Sustainability

    Waitsfield, Vermont

    Jed has been involved in dairy agriculture and cooperatives his whole life. Raised on a seven-generation family dairy farm in Central Massachusetts, he moved to [...]

  • Laura Freeman

    Mt. Folly Farm & Laura’s Lean Beef Company, Founder, Farmer, and Entrepreneur

    Winchester, Kentucky and Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

    Founder of Laura’s Lean Beef Company and Mt. Folly Enterprises, Laura Freeman is part of the regenerative agriculture movement, wedded to the local food and [...]

  • Agnieszka Rawa

    Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Managing Director

    Washington, DC

    Agnieszka Rawa is a vision-driven collaborative leader with a 26-year track record delivering programs that generate value, inclusion and social good while breaking new ground [...]

  • Tim Brown

    Tradewater, LLC, President

    Chicago, Illinois

    Tim is president of Tradewater, LLC, which creates, develops, and implements high value projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Their projects result in quantifiable and [...]