Past participants

Participants at GSS’19 in Chicago

Anne Jorun Aas

CEO, Farmforce

Lee Addams

CEO, CropMetrics

Rohit Aggarwala

Head of Urban Systems, Sidewalk Labs

Sterling Anderson

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Aurora

Robert Antablin

Co-Head, Global Impact, KKR

Bo Bai

CEO, U.S. - China Green Fund

John Ballard

President, Joby

Giovanni Bertolino

VP, Business Development, Enel

Wendall Boehlje

Technical Sales Agronomist, Rio Tinto

James Boettcher

General Partner, Focus Ventures

Sheila Bonini

Senior Vice President, Private Sector Engagement, World Wildlife Fund

Chris Borroni-Bird

CEO and Founder, Afreecar LLC

Shannon Bouton

Global Executive Director, Sustainable Communities,

Marshall Chapin

President and CIO, Indigo Technologies

Paul Chodak

Executive Vice President - Generation, American Electric Power

David Clark

Vice President, Sustainability, Amcor Ltd.

Chris Cochran

Executive Director, ReFED

Roel Collier

Partner, Circularis Partners

Raphael Declercq

EVP Distributed Solutions and Strategy, EDF Renewable Energy

Rowan Douglas

Head of Capital Science & Policy Practice, Willis Towers Watson

Phil Duffy

President & Executive Director, Woods Hole Research Center

Will Gardiner

CEO, Drax Group

Alain Goubau

COO and CFO, FarmLead

Cary Grace

CEO, Global Retirement and Investment Business, AON

Christoph Grobbel

‎CFO, Chairman and Co-owner, South Pole

Alex Gruzen

CEO, WiTricity

Maryanne Hancock

CEO, Y Analytics

Alaina Harkness

Nonresident Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Jorg Heinemann

Chief Commercial Officer, Primus Power

Korie Hickel

Manager, ESG, Coeur Mining Inc.

Rich Hossfeld

SVP - Strategy & Investments, Softbank Energy

Charlie Hough

Vice President and Head Corporate Responsibility Strategy, Novartis

Gim Huay

Managing Director, Sustainability, Temasek

Anders Karrberg

Head of Sustainability, Volvo Car Corporation

David Knight

CEO, Terbine

Fred Krupp

President, Environmental Defense Fund

Alex Laskey

Founder and Past President, Opower

Nick Laverty

Strategy Manager, Ford Motor Company

Juan Alberto Leautaud

Managing Director, Head of Mexico Infrastructure, Blackrock

Aileen Lee

Chief Program Officer, Environmental Conservation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Gregory Lennon

Director, Mitsui & Company

Scott Leonard

Board of Directors, Lonestar Generation II

Matthew Levine

Partner, EQT Partners

Vince Lichtinger

Fuels and Emerging Technologies Manager, Marathon Petroleum Corp.

Arun Majumdar

Jay Precourt Provostial Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Rich Matsui

CEO and Co-founder, kWh Analytics

Murray McCaig

Managing Partner, Arctern Ventures

Jeff McDermott

Managing Partner, Greentech Capital Advisors

Mac McFarland

Executive Chairman, GenOn

Shefali Mehta

Executive Director, Soil Health Partnership, National Corn Growers

Michele Meier

Vice President, Communications, Marketing and CSR, Ivanhoe Cambridge

Charles Meintjes

EVP, Corporate Services and Chief Commercial Officer, Peabody

Val Miftakov

CEO, Electric Motor Werks, Inc.

Bertrand Millot

VP head of Investment Stewardship, CDPQ

John Mingé

Former Chairman and President, BP America

Bhakti Mirchandani

Managing Director, FCLT Global

Molly Morse

CEO, Mango Materials, Inc.

Subho Moulik

SVP - Group Strategy & Innovation, Adani

Drew Murphy

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Edison International

Alan Murray

President and CEO, Fortune Media

Raman Nanda

Chairman and Founder, Softbank Energy

Rick Needham

Partner, Energy Sector Lead, The Rise Fund

Mans Nilsson

Executive Director, Stockholm Environment Institute

Dr. Michael O. Okoroafor

Vice President, Global Sustainability & Packaging Innovation, McCormick and Company

Jeremy Oppenheim

Founder & Managing Partner, SYSTEMIQ

Jesper Otterbeck

Chairman, Springlake Invest AB

Kyung Ah Park

Managing Director, Head of Environmental Markets Group, Goldman Sachs

Hector Perea

Senior VP Strategy & Business Development, Cepsa

Briana Pero

Director of Strategic Sourcing and Sustainability, Farmers Fridge

Carl Pope

Founder, Inside Straight Strategies

Anne Pramaggiore

Senior EVP and CEO, Exelon Utilities

M.R. Rangswami

Founder, Corporate Eco Forum

Manya Ranjan

Head, Strategy, Sterlite Power

Olivier Rolland

Managing Director, Toulouse White Biotechnology

Andrew Ruben

CEO, Yerdle

Jackson Salovaara

Director, Softbank Energy

Rebekah Scheinfeld

Commissioner, Chicago Department of Transportation

James Schulte

Director, Exelorate Growth, Exelon Corporation

Camilo Serna

Vice President, Corporate Strategy, DTE Energy

Aniruddha Sharma

CEO, Carbon Clean Solutions

Nadeem Sheikh

VP, Autonomous Vehicle Programs, Lyft

Luis Sierra

CEO Global Aromatics, BP

Sara Simonds

Associate Director, FCLT Global

Rod Snyder

President, Field to Market

Rich Sorkin

CEO, Jupiter Intelligence

Allison Spector

Director, Sustainability, Nuveen Real Assets and Private Markets

Tom Stepien

CEO, Primus Power

Julia Steyn

Founder & CEO, Adrigon Ventures

Steve Swartz

Chief Strategy Officer, The Wonderful Company

Alison Taylor

Chief Sustainability Officer, Archer Daniel Midland

Mark Tercek

CEO, The Nature Conservancy

Harriet Tregoning

Director, NUMO, World Resources Institute

Masanori Uzawa

Vice President, Global Business Planning and Corporate Projects, Valent Bio Sciences

Wal van Lierop

Founder & Managing Partner, Chrysalix Venture Capital

Mark Vanderhelm

Vice President, Energy, Walmart

Jamie Vollbracht

Partner, Cleantech, IP Group, Plc.

Cyrus Wadia

Former Vice President, Sustainable Business & Innovation, Nike

Robert Weisenmiller

(Former) Chair, California Energy Commission

Justin Whitmore

EVP Alternative Proteins & Chief Sustainability Officer, Tyson Foods

Mike Woelk

CEO & Founder, Corigin Solutions, LLC

Jason Wolfe

Innovation Business Execution Leader, W.L. Gore

John Woolard

CEO, Meridian Energy

Cathy Zoi


Barbara Zvan

Chief Risk & Strategy Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

McKinsey Participants

Daniel Aminetzah

Sara Bernow

Aaron Bielenberg

David Fiocco

David Frankel

Eric Hannon

Kimberly Henderson

Russell Hensley

Sean Kane

Rik Kirkland

Vivek Pandit

Dickon Pinner

Matt Rogers

Hamid Samandari

Bob Sternfels

Humayun Tai

Christer Tryggestad

Jonathan Woetzel