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Program Leaders

The design and development of this certificate is the result of a collaborative effort between faculty and staff from the Yale School of Management, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and Yale College, as well as a diverse group of industry advisors and content contributors.

Daniel Gross, private equity investor and lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, leads the program in collaboration with Dan Esty (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Yale Law School), Michael Oristaglio (Yale College, Geology and Geophysics), and Richard Kauffman (Yale School of Management).

The program also draws heavily on feedback and contributions from experts from Yale alumni networks and from CBEY’s industry partners to serve as either guest lecturers, interviewees, or advisors.

Partner organizations include the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance, the Connecticut Green Bank, the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, Covenant Solar, Inclusive Prosperity Capital, and the Coalition for Green Capital.

Faculty

Daniel Gross

Lecturer at Yale University
MBA 1998

Dan Esty

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law & Policy at Yale University
J.D. 1986

Michael Oristaglio

Director of Energy Studies Undergraduate Research Scholars and Senior Research Scientist at Yale

Narasimha Rao

Assistant Professor of Energy Systems at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Ronald Smith

Damon Wells Professor at Yale University Geology & Geophysics and Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

William English

Professor in the Practice of Finance at Yale School of Management

Heather E. Tookes

Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management

Rodrigo Canales

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Yale School of Management

Kenneth Gillingham

Associate Professor of Environmental & Energy Economics at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Jacob Thomas

Williams Brothers Professor of Accounting and Finance at Yale School of Management

Robert J. Klee

Lecturer at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Marten Ovaere

Postdoctoral Researcher at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Shimon Anisfeld

Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in Water Resources and Environmental Chemistry at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Staff and Guest Experts

Vero Bourg-Meyer

Program Director for Clean Energy and Conservation Finance at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Master of Environmental Management 2015

Stuart DeCew

Executive Director at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
MBA 2011
Master of Environmental Management 2011

Heather Fitzgerald

Associate Director at Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Coral Bielecki

Online Programs Delivery Manager at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Master of Forest Science 2018

Katie Dykes

Commissioner at Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
B.A. 2000

Bryan Garcia

President and CEO at Connecticut Green Bank
Master of Environmental Management 2000

Chris Magalhaes

Chief Investment Officer at Inclusive Prosperity Capital
MBA 2014

Casey R. Pickett

Director of the Carbon Charge at Yale University
MBA 2011

Kerry O´Neill

Chief Executive Officer at Inclusive Prosperity Capital

Amal-Lee Amin

Chief of the Climate Change Division at Inter-American Development Bank

Jeffrey Schub

Executive Director at Coalition for Green Capital
MBA 2013

Rakhi Kumar

Senior Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship at State Street Global Advisors
MBA 2002

Diane Strauss

Research Director at Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance

Todd Bridges

ESG Research and Development at State Street Global Advisors

Sue Reid

Vice Dresident of Climate and Energy at Ceres

Peter Boyd

Founder & CEO at Time4Good Group

Jacopo Buongiorno

TEPCO Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Melissa Ference

Associate Director of Digital Education at Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning

Martin Wainstein

Innovator-in-Residence at Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale

Noah Kaufman

Research Scholar at SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University

Ali Weiner

ESG Investments Strategist - ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship at State Street Global Advisors

Jenn Lawlor

Online Education Program Administrator at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Sam Krasnow

Senior Advocate at Natural Resources Defense Council

Sue Ely

Climate and Clean Energy Policy Advocate and Staff Attorney at Natural Resourcse Council of Maine

Student Development Team

Jesse Laniak

Master of Environmental Management 2020

Alex McRae

MBA 2020
Masters of Environmental Management 2020

Jon-Michael Murray

Master of Environmental Management 2020

Erica Qiao

MBA 2020
Master of Environmental Management 2020

Zach Ratner

MBA 2020
Master of Environmental Management 2020

Hardik Pokhrel

Master of Environmental Management 2021

Kristen Wraithwall

Clean Energy Finance Associate at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Master of Environmental Management 2021

Kathy Julik-Heine

MBA 2020

Eliani Fabre

MMS-CBS 2020

Jonathan Silverthorne

MBA 2021
Master of Environmental Management 2021

Maria Urrutia

Master of Environmental Management 2019