David Gardiner is President
of David Gardiner & Associates, which provides strategic guidance to and federal advocacy for corporations and
non-profits on climate, energy, electricity, air, transportation and land use issues. Typical analysis and
advice includes assessing how policies affect specific industries and ways to gain strategic advantage, determining which
clean energy technologies have the greatest cost:benefit ratio for a given company, and conducting investment risk analyses.
As a senior official in the Clinton Administration for eight years, Mr. Gardiner was a leading strategist in the U.S.
government's integration of environmental and economic policy. He was Executive Director of the White House Climate Change
Task Force, the group President Clinton established to coordinate domestic and international climate change policies, including
the development of the Administration's climate change budget and tax credit proposals. He provided strategic guidance on
United Nations treaty negotiations as a senior member of U.S. delegations.
Mr. Gardiner also served as Assistant
Administrator for Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency, where he led the agency's climate change efforts and programs
to "reinvent" EPA's approaches to key economic sectors, including transportation, agriculture, metal finishing,
and real estate. He also directed the agency's environmental economics and information policy initiatives.
to joining the Administration, Mr. Gardiner was Legislative Director for the Sierra Club in Washington, DC, where he managed
policy on climate change, clean air, land protection and international issues.
Mr. Gardiner has a Bachelor of Arts
with honors from Harvard College, and served on the Board of Directors of the League of Conservation Voters. (See http://www.dgardiner.com/index.htm.)
David Grossman is an expert in environmental policy and law, with
expertise in climate change, energy efficiency, compliance, reporting and investor risk. He brings the perspectives
of his experience in domestic and international non-governmental organizations, state government and political campaigns.
His consultancy, the Green Light Group, specializes in research, writing and strategy.
Previously, Mr. Grossman
was a Staff Attorney with the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, managing projects for the
International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE). He also served as a law clerk for the Chief
Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, did environmental law work with Earthjustice and the Alaska Attorney General's Office,
and was an organizer on endangered species and fisheries issues with the National Audubon Society.
Grossman graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Politics and received his law degree from Yale
Law School. He is widely published, including in the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, and he wrote, with David
Gardiner & Associates, the Global Investor Statement on Climate Change: Reducing Risk, Seizing Opportunities, and
Closing the Climate Investment Gap." (See http://www.greenlightgroup.org/about.html#.)HEALY HAMILTON
Dr. Hamilton is a biodiversity research scientist at the California Academy
of Sciences, and adjunct professor in the Department of Geography at San Francisco State University. She is the founding director
of a program that integrates biological and geospatial data for biodiversity research, conservation and education at the Academy.
Dr. Hamilton received her masters degree from Yale University's School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and
her Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. For both degrees she conducted extensive field
research in Latin America. Her research uses comparative DNA sequence analysis to reconstruct the Tree of Life for certain
groups of organisms, including whales, dolphins and seahorses. Dr. Hamilton is a former U.S. Fulbright Fellow and a Switzer
Foundation Environmental Leadership Grantee. LINDSAY JUDGE
Ms. Judge is a human rights
attorney who specializes in the interface between human rights and economic development. She is also expert in designing and
implementing research and pilot projects. She advises the World Bank on priorities of the poor how to enhance the poor’s
participation in civil society. She provides strategic advice to Amnesty International’s Business and Economic Relations
Group, where she liaises with companies looking to improve their social impacts in developing country operations. She has
evaluated the social impacts of development projects for Oxfam and the UK Government Department for International Development.
Ms. Judge completed her law degree with distinction from the Manchester University School of Law (UK). She studied
International Refugees and Human Rights Law at Oxford and International Political Economy at the London School of Economics.ANDREA SOCCORSO
Ms. Soccorso is Chief Strategist and Business Developer for the
Netaid.org Foundation, a joint venture between Cisco Systems and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). There she
establishes public-private partnerships, in alliance with Internet users, to fund projects that provide economic opportunities
for people living in extreme poverty worldwide. She previously led international operational reengineering efforts for Lucent
Technologies. She also served as Director of International Strategy at Lotus Management, where she developed business plans
for emerging Internet and telecom businesses. Ms. Soccorso holds a Master in Public Policy degree from Harvard University
where she concentrated on political and economic development.MADELYN YUCHT
is President of Co-Operations, Inc. where she consults to Fortune 500 companies, public agencies, and non-profits who want
to establish alliances and joint ventures, and gain maximum advantage from existing partnerships. Representative clients include
Xerox, AETNA, General Foods, General Electric and Honeywell.
Ms. Yucht also owned and was CEO of Careworks, Inc.,
a placement firm for health and child care workers. She also founded Hartwood Systems, Inc., which specialized in increasing
competitiveness through automation.
Ms. Yucht collaborated with Rosebeth Moss Kanter at the Harvard Business School
on examining the impacts of globalization on American businesses and international alliances. Ms. Yucht received her Master’s
degree from Harvard, where she concentrated on new initiatives and organizational change. She also holds a B.S. in international
politics. A background in legislative affairs and state government complements her corporate and international expertise.