Our staff

As experts in climate science, public policy, economic and social analysis, and strategic philanthropy, our staff understands the multi-faceted challenges and opportunities of climate change. We are researchers, strategists, collaborators, and grantmakers who care passionately about our mission.

Leadership

Sue Cook

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer

Irene Kim

VP, Development
VP, Development

Brian McCracken

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Charles McElwee

VP, Programs
VP, Programs

Surabi Menon

VP, Global Intelligence
VP, Global Intelligence

Helen Mountford

President and CEO
President and CEO

Shawn Reifsteck

VP, Strategy, Collaborations, and Brand
VP, Strategy, Collaborations, and Brand