Who Attends

The Climate Leadership Conference annually attracts a global audience of over 400 executives, practitioners, and organizations confronting climate change in their operations. CLC delegates are climate, energy, and sustainability professionals in the following areas:
    • 50% business executives
    • 25% government officials
    • 25% academics and non-profit professionals
See List Below for 2016 Conference Delegates:
Climate Leadership Conference Audience
Chair3 American Questions
Renewable Energy Procurement3Degrees Group, Inc
Staff Writer425 Business
Manager, Environmental ProgramsAbbott Laboratories
Director Energy ManagementAbbott Laboratories
Senior AssociateAbt Associates
Climate Risk AnalystAcclimatise
Vice PresidentAdvanced Energy Economy
Global Director of ResilienceAECOM
Sustainability ManagerAlaska Airlines
Vice President EHS and Chief Sustainability OfficerAlcoa
Managing Director - Network ServicesAltenex
Managing DirectorAltenex
Manager, Renewable EnergyAmazon Web Services
Senior Director Corporate ResponsibilityAMD
Environmental Development OfficeAmerican Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Coordinator, Environmental AccreditationAmerican National Standards Institute
Director, Environmental AccreditationANSI
DirectorAnthesis Group
PartnerAnthesis LLC
Principal Environmental ScientistARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY
Sustainability Program ManagerArgonne National Laboratory
Deputy Editor, Argus Air DailyArgus Media
Practice AdvisorAssociation of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
AttorneyBaker & McKenzie
SVP - Corporate Social ResponsibilityBank of America
SVP, Environmental Operations ExecutiveBank of America
Local Market AssociateBank of America
Senior Manager, Sustainability TeamBest Buy
Technology Development Center ManagerBest Buy
PresidentBlackburn Communications
Marketing ManagerBloomberg BNA
Director, EHS Business DevelopmentBloomberg BNA
Pacific Northwest CorrespondentBloomberg BNA
Head of AmericasBloomberg New Energy Finance
Vice President Government and External Affairs, AmericasBMW of North America
Program Analyst (Sustainability)Bonneville Power Administration
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) AnalystBoston Common Asset Management
PrincipalBryson Climate Initiative
Senior DirectorBryson Climate Initiative
Manager, Climate ChangeBSR (Business for Social Responsibility)
PresidentBullit Foundation
Program OfficerBullitt Foundation
Policy FellowC2ES
Sr. Director, Business Strategy & Partnerships C2ES
Science Fellow and Resilience CoordinatorC2ES
Communications ManagerC2ES
Sr. VP, Business Strategy and PolicyC2ES
Solutions FellowC2ES
Executive Vice PresidentC2ES
Director Business DevelopmentC2I
Senior Climate Risk & Resilience SpecialistCadmus
VP Sustainability & Corporate CitizenshipCaesars Entertainment
Manager, Engineering & Sustainable OperationsCaesars Entertainment
Assistant Deputy DirectorCalifornia Department of Water Resources
Executive DirectorCalifornia Electric Transportation Coalition
Secretary for Environmental ProtectioCalifornia Environmental Protection Agency
Senior Strategist, Sustainability ServicesCameron-Cole, LLC
PresidentCarbon - Less Industries Inc.
Head of Sale and Trading (North America)Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX Global)
SVP Americas, Voluntary Carbon MarketCarbon Trade Exchange (CTX Global)
Chief Operating OfficerCarbon Trade Exchange (CTX Global)
Global Head of Voluntary Carbon MarketCarbon Trade Exchange (CTX Global)
MD, Public Policy & ResearchCarbon Trade Exchange (CTX Global)
Director of Climate ProgramsCascadia Consulting Group
Technical ManagerCDP
Manager, CitiesCDP
Executive DirectorCenter for Resource Solutions
DirectorCenter for the New Energy Economy at CSU
Division VP-MinnesotaCenterPoint Energy
Senior Program Director, Corporate ProgramCeres
Climate Change Practice LeaderCH2M
Managing Director US Government RelationsCH2M
Global Sustainability DirectorCH2M
Supply Chain Sustainability ManagerCisco
DirectorCisco Systems
Climate Program ManagerCity of Austin
Conservation SpecialistCity of Chula Vista
Environmental Services ManagerCity of Chula Vista
Chief Sustainability OfficerCity of Denver
Council MemberCity Of Minneapolis
Management Aide - SustainabilityCity of Rancho Cucamonga
Chair, Climate Smart Task ForceCity of Saratoga Springs
Climate Program ManagerCity of Seattle
MayorCity of Seattle
DirectorCity of Seattle, Office of Sustainability and Environment
Senior PlannerCity of Shoreline
Associate PlannerCity of Snoqualmie
MayorCity of Snoqualmie
Assistant PlannerCity of Tukwila, WA
Sr. DirectorClean Edge, Inc.
Managing DirectorClean Edge, Inc.
President & CEOCleanTech Alliance
News EditorClearing Up
Deputy DirectorClimate Impacts Group
DirectorClimate Impacts Group
Senior Project LeaderClimate Interactive
Senior AdvisorClimate Solutions
Deputy DirectorClimate Solutions
New Energy Cities Program ManagerClimate Solutions
Executive DirectorCoalition for Green Capital
Environmental Justice ManagerCoalition of Communities of Color
Technical DirectorColumbia Green Technologies
Vice PresidentConcur
Political OfficerConsulate General of Canada-Seattle
Executive DirectorCool Choices
Board MemberCool Choices, Inc.
General ManagerCounty of Los Angeles
VP, Customer DevelopmentCustomerFirst Renewables
Vice President, Environmental Affairs DeptDallas / Ft Worth International Airport
Sr. Environmental Operations AnalystDallas / Ft Worth International Airport
Executive Vice President, OperationsDallas / Ft Worth International Airport
VP Energy, Transportation & Asset ManagementDallas / Ft Worth International Airport
PartnerDavis Wright Tremaine LLP
CEO/General ManagerDC Water
Program CoordinatorDepartment of Energy
ReporterE&E Publishing
Policy AnalystE4TheFuture
Lead ScientistEcoAdapt
Chief Scientist & Executive DirectorEcoAdapt
Business, DirectorecoAmerica
Chief Engagement OfficerecoAmerica
Vice President, Corporate SustainabilityEcolab
Environmental ConsultantEcology and Environment
Carbon AnalystEcova
Strategic AdvisorEcova
Manager, Carbon Management SolutionsEcova, Inc.
ReporterElectricity Daily
Chief Sustainability OfficerEMC Corporation
Executive Board MemberEnergy Northwest
Manager, Policy IntegrationEnvironment & Climate change Canada
Outreach Director, Climate ProgramEnvironment America
Executive Director and General CounselEnvironmental Council of the States
Executive DirectorEnvironmental Entrepreneurs (E2
Deputy Director for Climate, Environment, and EfiiciencyEPSA- Department of Energy
COOEquitable Origin
Global Business DevelopmentEsri
PrincipalEvergreen Carbon
SVP Federal Regulatory Affairs & Wholesale Market PolicyExelon
Senior Manager, CommunicationsExelon
Marketing Communications ManagerExelon Corp.
Env & Climate Change ManagerExelon Corporation
Programme Manager - Climate Change and Sustainable DevelopmentFairtrade International
Director of Regenerative DevelopmentFetzer Vineyards
Senior AssociateFirst Environment, Inc.
Chief Executive OfficerFour Twenty Seven
Director of Climate Advisory ServicesFour Twenty Seven, Inc.
Co-Founder/OwnerFremont Brewing
COOFuture 500
FounderFuture Camp
Director, SustainabilityGeneral Motors
Director, Customer DevelopmentGensuite LLC
EVP, Business DevelopmentGeronimo Energy
Executive DirectorGHG Management Institute
Senior PlannerGreat Plains Institute
Chief Executive OfficerGreen Electronics Council
Directors, Investor Relations & Corporate CommunicationsHannon Armstrong
President & CEOHannon Armstrong
Sr. AnalystHarris
Environmental Solutions StrategistHarris Corporate
Senior Environmental EngineerHarvard University
Global Business ManagerHoneywell
Global Lifecycle Assessment Program ManagerHP Inc.
Distinguished Engineer: Energy and Climate StewardshipIBM
Director: Corporate Environmental AffairsIBM
Vice PresidentICF International
Senior ManagerICF International
Carbon Market AnalystICIS
Program ManagerIdaho National Laboratory
CommissionerIL Commerce Commission
Executive DirectorIngersoll Rand
General Manager, IoT SecurityIntel
Corp Sustainability Group/Sr. Env. EngineerIntel Corporation
PresidentInternational Sea Level Institute
Director, SustainibilityIntuit
PartnerK&L Gates
ProducerKCTS TV
Corporate Energy SolutionsKimberly-Clark Corporation
Director - Global SustainabilityKimberly-Clark Corporation
Science and Technical Services SupervisorKing County
Climate Change SpecialistKing County Dept of Natural Rescources and Parks
Senior Climate Change SpecialistKing County Dept of Natural Rescources and Parks
Environmental Policy AdvisorKing County Dept of Natural Rescources and Parks
CSO Program ManagerKing County, DNRP, WTD
ReporterKING TV
CIO & Vice President - SustainabilityKohler Co.
Environment ReporterKPLU
Environmental DirectorLafargeHolcim
Laboratory Sustainability ManagerLos Alamos National Laboratory
Technical Manager Climate ChangeLRQA, Inc.
Business Development AdvisorLRQA, Inc.
Global Sustainability Director, Mars IncorporatedMars Incorporated
US Responsible Investment LeaderMercer
Sustainability AnalystMetLife
Director, Global SustainabilityMetLife
Director of SustainabilityMichigan State University
Sr. Director, Environmental SustainabilityMicrosoft Corporation
Chief Environmental StrategistMicrosoft Corporation
DirectorMilepost Consulting
Technical Services ManagerMillerCoors LLC
Chief Executive OfficerNational Biodiesel Board
ConsultantNational Biodiesel Board
Founder and Civic EntrepreneurNational Dialogue Network
Senior Manager of SustainabilityNational Geographic Society
President & CEONativeEnergy
Vice President, Western RegionNatural Capital Partners
Executive Vice President, AmericasNatural Capital Partners
Client Manager, AmericasNatural Capital Partners
Managing DirectorNatural Capital Partners
PresidentNatural Resources Defense Council
Master of Environmental Management CandidateNicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
Program DirectorNorthern Alaska Environmental Center
Senior Sustainability ManagerNRG Energy
Business Development ManagerNSF International
Co-Lead ORNL's Sustainable Campus InitiativeOak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Sr ManagerOffice of the Auditor General of BC
Performance AuditorOffice of the Auditor General of BC
PrincipalOptimum Building Consultants
Managing DirectorOrigin Climate
Director - Environmental PolicyPacific Gas & Electric Company
Climate Policy PrincipalPacific Gas & Electric Company
Director, Corporate SustainabilityPacific Gas and Electric Company
Corporate Sustainability RepresentativePacific Gas and Electric Company
Vice Chair, Climate and Sustainable UrbanizationPaulson Institute
StudentPinchot University
Director Global Environment, Health & SafetyPitney Bowes
Managing PartnerPOINT380
Resilience SpecialistPort Authority of New York and New Jersey
Air Quality SupervisorPort of Los Angeles
Sr. Manager, Air QualityPort of Portland
Environmental SpecialistPort of San Diego
Senior Environmental SpecialistPort of San Diego
CommissionerPort of Seattle
Director, Maritime Environmental and PlanningPort of Seattle
Sustainability ManagerPort of Seattle
Global Climate & Energy LeaderProcter & Gamble
Staff WriterPuget Sound Business Journal
Program ManagerPuget Sound Regional Council
PrincipalRegulatory Assistance Project
Manager, SustainabilityREI
Senior Director, Strategic RenewablesRenewable Choice Energy
VP, Strategic RenewablesRenewable Choice Energy
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Head of New MarketsRenovate America
National Public Affairs DirectorRenovate America
Assistant DirectorResources for the Future
Environmental ScientistRuby Canyon Engineering
Western Regional Sales ManagerSage
Director, Environmental ServicesSan Diego Gas & Electric
Sr Environmental Comms MgrSan Diego Gas & Electric
Professor of EconomicsSan Diego Mesa College
Managing DirectorSan Diego Regional Climate Collaborative
Climate and Energy Programs ManagerSan Francisco Dept of Environment
Program AdministratorSan Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization
Deputy Executive DirectorSANBAG
Director of SalesScope 5
Account ManagerSCS Global Services
Marketing ManagerSCS Global Services
Sales ExecutiveSCS Global Services
Environmental DirectorSea-Tac
Executive DirectorSeattle 2030 District
Consultant to sustainable initiativesSeattle Children's Hospital
Strategic AdvisorSeattle City Light
President and CEOSeattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Senior Director of External RelationsSeattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Climate and Transportation Policy AdvisorSeattle Office of Sustainability and Environment
Sustainable Operations ManagerSeattle Parks and Recreation
Utility Conservation Research AideSeattle Parks and Recreation
Manager of the Climate Resiliency GroupSeattle Public Utilities
ReporterSeattle Times
ProfessorSeattle University
Substainability DirectorSelf-Help Credit Union
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability ManagerSempra Energy
Chief of Corporate StrategySempra Energy
Federal Government Affairs ManagerSempra Energy
PresidentSierra Business Council
PrincipalSinnet Consulting
Climate Change CoordinatorSMAQMD
Project Manager, Energy Research & DevelopmentSMUD
Public Policy & Planning ManagerSoCalGas
CEOSomersault Consulting LLC
Board MemberSonoran College of Leadership
Associate Environmental PlannerSound Transit
Sustainability ManagerSound Transit
Executive Director, Sustainability & Energy ManagementStanford University
Managing DirectorStatkraft
Chief Sustainability OfficerSterling Planet
Senior ScientistStockholm Environment Institute
PresidentStraughan Environmental, Inc.
CEOSustainable Business Consulting
DirectorTatitlek Environmental
Director, International Business DevelopmentThe Climate Registry
Environment ManagerThe Boeing Company
Director, Environmental StrategyThe Boeing Company
GHG & Sustainability Practice LeadThe Cadmus Group
Director, Climate Speakers NetworkThe Climate Reality Project
Program CoordinatorThe Climate Registry
Program Associate, Technical ServicesThe Climate Registry
Director, Programs & OperationsThe Climate Registry
Director of Outreach and CommunicationsThe Climate Registry
Director of PolicyThe Climate Registry
Executive DirectorThe Climate Registry
Verification AssociateThe Climate Registry
Director, School of Media and Public AffairsThe George Washington University
Environment ChampionThe Hartford
Managing Director, Climate Risk & InvestmentThe Nature Conservancy
Director, International Climate PolicyThe Nature Conservancy
Chief Future Business OfficerThe Node Pole
Director, Sustainable ServicesThe South Pole Group
Director of SustainabilityThe University of California
Wastewater ManagerTown of Jackson, WY
Executive EngineerToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing NA
BD ManagerTRC Solutions, Inc.
MSc Candidate: Agriculture, Food and EnvironmentTufts University
M.S. CandidateTufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
CEOTurnkey Group
DiplomatU.S. Department of State
Communications LeadU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ChiefU.S. EPA
Program ManagerU.S. EPA
AdministratorU.S. EPA
Regional AdministratorU.S. EPA
Manager, Environmental SustainabilityUnited Technologies Corporation
ProfessorUniversity of Michigan
Bowerman FellowUniversity of Oregon School of Law
Research AssociateUniversity of Washington
Environmental Program DirectorUpper Snake River Tribes Foundation
Director of Global SustainabilityUPS
Senior Director, Global SustainabilityUPS
Home Energy Score FellowUS Department of Energy
Environmental ScientistUS Environmental Protection Agency
Climate ChangeAdvisorUS EPA
Director, Integrated Environmental Strategies DivisionUS EPA
Product ManagerUS EPA Energy Star
Senior AnalystUS GAO
Chief Sustainability OfficerUS Postal Service
Chief Sustainability OfficerUS Postal Service
Regional Environmental OfficerUSDOC Economic Development Administration
Economic Development SpecialistUSDOC Economic Development Administration
Environmental EngineerUSEPA
Manager, Carbon Policy & SustainabilityVectren
PresidentVestas - American Wind Technology
Associate ProfessorVirginia Commonwealth University
Sustainability DirectorVirginia Mason
Senior Development ManagerVulcan Inc.
Senior Program Officier, Climate & EnergyVulcan Inc.
Director, Logistics SustainabilityWalmart Stores Inc
Vice-President Energy and Environmental ServicesWaste Management
SVP - Operational SustainabilityWells Fargo
Wife of Rick BishopWestern Riverside Council of Governments
Director of Sustainability & Corporate ResponsibilityWeyerhaeuser Company
Community Engagement SupervisorWoodland Park Zoo
Deputy Director, GHG ProtocolWorld Resources Institute
Director, US Climate and Renewable Energy PolicyWorld Wildlife Fund
Research FellowWRI
Practice LeaderWSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Project DirectorWSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Vice President - Sustainability and EnergyWSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Practice LeaderWSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Climate & Business Program OfficerWWF-US
Director, Env. Policy & Emerging TechnologyXcel Energy
Regional Vice President, Northern States Power Company - MinnesotaXcel Energy
Sr. Environmental AnalystXcel Energy, Inc.
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