2017 Conference Speakers

The CLC features speakers from government and business who are shaping the carbon and energy agenda and defining best practice.

Patricia Espinosa
Patricia Espinosa
Executive Secretary
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change


Andrew Revkin
Andrew Revkin
Senior Reporter, Climate
ProPublica


Lisa Jackson
Lisa Jackson
Vice President, Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives
Apple


Matt Bennett
Matt Bennett
Senior Vice President for Public Affairs
ThirdWay


Angela Foster-Rice
Angela Foster-Rice
Managing Director - Environmental Affairs & Sustainability
United Airlines



Mike Quigley
Mike Quigley
Representing the 5th District of Illinois
U.S. Congress


Amy Francetic
Amy Francetic
Senior Vice President, New Ventures and Corporate Affairs
Invenergy LLC


Jack Mcaneny
Jack Mcaneny
Director, Global Sustainability
Procter & Gamble


Bruno Sarda
Bruno Sarda
Vice President, Sustainability
NRG Energy, Inc


Paula Gant
Paula Gant
Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Affairs
U.S. Department of Energy



Edward Cameron
Edward Cameron, Ph.D
Managing Director
BSR


Naomi Oreskes
Naomi Oreskes
Author, “Merchants of Doubt” Professor, History of Science
Harvard University


Joseph Dominguez
Joseph Dominguez
Executive Vice President, Governmental, Regulatory Affairs, and Public Policy
Exelon Corporation


Deb Frodl
Deb Frodl
Global Executive Director
GE's Ecomagination


Jewel James
Jewel James Simmons
Vice President, Market Expansion & Policy
Renovate America, Inc.



Allan Schurr
Allan Schurr
President
Edison Energy


Michelle Patron
Michelle Patron
Director of Sustainability Policy
Microsoft


Josh Wiener
Josh Wiener
Director, Global Sustainability
MetLife, Inc


Jason Pearson
Jason Pearson
Executive Director
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council


Jon Coleman
Jon Coleman
Fleet Sustainability & Advanced Technology Manager
Ford Motor Company



Rob Threlkeld
Rob Threlkeld
Global Manager, Renewable Energy
General Motors


Johanna Jobin
Johanna C. Jobin
Director, Global Sustainability
Biogen, Inc


Shay Bahramirad
Shay Bahramirad
Director, Distribution Planning and Smart Grid & Technology
Commonwealth Edison Company


Peter Williams
Peter Williams
Chief Technology Officer, Big Green Innovations, and Distinguished Engineer
IBM


Alex Rau
Alex Rau
Managing Director
Climate Wedge Ltd



Elysa Hammond
Elysa Hammond
Director, Environmental Stewardship
Clif Bar & Company


Jeff Erikson
Jeff Erikson
General Manager
Americas, Global CCS Institute


Robert Kay
Robert Kay
Principal
ICF


Barbara Buchner
Barbara Buchner
Executive Director, Climate Finance
Climate Policy Initiative


Hans Royal
Hans Royal
Associate VP, Strategic Renewables
Renewable Choice Energy



Rebecca Boudreaux
Rebecca Boudreaux
President & Board Member
Oberon Fuels


Ari Kobb
Ari Kobb
Director, Green Building Solutions
Siemens (Building Technologies)


Josh Prigge
Josh Prigge
Director of Regenerative Development
Fetzer Vineyards


Mark LaCroix
Mark LaCroix
Executive Vice President, Americas
Natural Capital Partners


Doug Scott
Doug Scott
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Great Plains Institute



David Rosenheim
David Rosenheim
Executive Director
The Climate Registry


Kimberly Hill-Knott
Kimberly Hill-Knott
Project Director
Detroit Climate Action Collaborative/ Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice


Eric Dominguez
Eric Dominguez
Vice President Facilities, Engineering & Sustainability
Caesars Entertainment


Blaine Collison
Blaine Collison
Managing Director Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
Edison Energy


Cindy Drucker
Cindy Drucker
Executive Vice President, Global Sustainability
Weber Shandwick



Richard Saines
Richard Saines
Partner, Head- North American Climate Change and Environmental Markets Practice
Baker McKenzie, LLP


Ken Colburn
Ken Colburn
Principal
Regulatory Assistance Project


Emilie Mazzacurati
Emilie Mazzacurati
Founder & CEO
Four Twenty Seven


Scott Tew
Scott Tew
Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
Ingersoll Rand


Elliott Diringer
Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions



Wendell Brase
Wendell Brase
Vice Chancellor Administrative & Business Services
University of California Irvine


Joyce Coffee
Joyce Coffee
President
Climate Resilience Consulting


Zach Dobelbower
Zach Dobelbower
Sustainability Manager
DC Department of General Services


Jessica Burdette
Jessica Burdette
State Energy Office Manager
Minnesota Departent of Commerce


Ann Goodman
Ann Goodman
Author
Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience



Darcy Immerman
Darcy Immerman
Senior Vice President, Resiliency
AECOM


ScottStallard
Scott Stallard
Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability
Lockheed Martin


Lisa Shibata
Lisa Shibata
Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship
The Walt Disney Company


Marty Spitzer
Marty Spitzer
Senior Director, Climate and Renewable Energy
World Wildlife Fund


Melissa Lavinson
Melissa Lavinson
Chief Sustainability Officer
Pacific Gas & Electric



Jario Garcia
Jairo Garcia
Director, Climate Policy
City of Atlanta


Laline Cavalho
Laline Carvalho
Director, Financial Services Ratings Group
S&P Global


Craig Ebert
Craig Ebert
President
Climate Action Reserve


Doug Glancy
Doug Glancy
Director, Climate Speaker Network
Climate Reality Project


Chris Benjamin
Chris Benjamin
Director, Corporate Sustainability
Pacific Gas & Electric



Dirk Forrester
Dirk Forrister
President and CEO
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)


Lisa Jacobson
Lisa Jacobson
President
Business Council for Sustainabile Energy


Eric Christensen
Eric Christensen
Practice Leader, Sustainability & Energy
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


John DeCicco
John DeCicco
Research Professor
University of Michigan Energy Institute


Edwin Harte
Ed Harte
Clean Transportation Product Development Manager
Southern California Gas Company



James Balog
James Balog
Founder & Director
Earth Vision Institute and Extreme Ice Survey


Tim Dunn
Tim Dunn
Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Terra Alpha Investments LLC


Chris Wheat
Chris Wheat
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Chicago


Kate Zyla
Kate Zyla
Deputy Director
Georgetown Climate Center


Marcius Extavour
Marcius Extavour
Director, Energy
Xprize



Tafazzul Khan
Tafazzul Khan
Energy Efficiency Program Manager
Amazon


Trine Stausgaard
Trine Stausgaard Munk
Project Manager
Ramboll Environ


Julie Sinistore
Julie Sinistore
Project Director, Sustanability & Energy
WSP l Parsons Brinkerhoff


Bob Perciasepe
Bob Perciasepe
President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions


Mardi McBrien
Mardi McBrien
Managing Director
Carbon Disclosure Standards Board



Monica Trauzzi
Monica Trauzzi
Managing Editor & Anchor, Video
E&E News


Bob Keefe
Bob Keefe
Executive Director
Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)


Jeffrey Goodell
Jeffrey Goodell
VP, Government & Airport Affairs
JetBlue Airways Corporation


Timothy Lindsey
Timothy Lindsey, PhD
President
Highlander Innovation, Inc


Betty Cremmins
Betty Cremmins
Senior Manager, Supply Chain
CDP



Lisa Shpritz
Lisa Shpritz
Senior VP, Environmental Operations Executive
Bank of America


Celina Bonugli
Celina Bonugli
Research Analyst, Global Energy Program and Charge
WRI


Cynthia Cummis
Cynthia Cummis
Deputy Director, Greenhouse Gas Protocol
WRI


Eliot Metzger
Eliot Metzger
Senior Associate, Business Center
WRI


Josh Sawislak
Josh Sawislak
Global Director of Resilience
AECOM



Katy Maher
Katy Maher
Science Fellow and Resilience Project Coordinator
C2ES


Mari Ovaskainen
Mari Ovaskainen
Environmental Specialist
Tetra Pak


Eduardo Garcia
Eduardo Garcia
Assemblymember
56th California Assembly District


Nate Aden
Nate Aden
Research Fellow, Business Center
WRI


Renee Morin
Renee Morin
Stakeholder Relations
HP Enterprises



Vivek Adhia
Vivek Adhia
Head-Business Engagement
WRI-India


Amy Morsch
Amy Morsch
Senior Solutions Fellow, Director of Sustainability and Engagement
C2ES


Janet Peace
Janet Peace
Senior Vice President, Policy and Business Strategy
C2ES


Michael Mondshine
Michael Mondshine
VP, Sustainability and Energy
WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff



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