Summit Co-Hosts:
2016 Summit Conveners
Christiana Figueres
Executive Secretary, UN Framework
Convention on Climate Change


John Chiang
California State Treasurer


Janet Cowell
North Carolina State Treasurer


Thomas P. DiNapoli
New York State Comptroller


Jack Ehnes
CEO, California State Teachers’
Retirement System


Tim Eichenberg
New Mexico State Treasurer


Deborah Goldberg
Massachusetts State Treasurer


Mary Kay Henry
President, Service Employees
International Union


Nancy K. Kopp
Maryland State Treasurer


Donald McDonald
Chair, Institutional Investors
Group on Climate Change


Seth Magaziner
Rhode Island State Treasurer


James L. McIntire
Washington State Treasurer


Denise L. Nappier
Connecticut State Treasurer

Elizabeth Pearce
Vermont State Treasurer


Frank Pegan
Chair, Investor Group
on Climate Change


Anne Stausboll
CEO, California Public
Employees’ Retirement System


Scott Stringer
New York City Comptroller


Richard L. Trumka
President, AFL-CIO


Betty Yee
California State Controller
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A list of speakers slated to speak at the 2012 Investor Summit on Climate Risk & Energy Solutions.
Michael R. Bloomberg

Michael R. Bloomberg

Founder of Bloomberg LP, Philanthropist, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change and three-term mayor of New York City

Michael R. Bloomberg is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who served as mayor of New York City from 2002 through 2013. In 1981, he launched a technology startup to provide real-time data and analysis to the financial services industry. Bloomberg LP has since grown into a global company that has offices in 73 countries, employing 16,000 people and serving 320,000 subscribers.

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Kathy Calvin

Kathy Calvin

President and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation

Kathy Calvin is President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. She is a passionate advocate for multi-sector problem-solving, U.S. leadership on global issues, and the inclusion of women at all levels and in all sectors. The UN Foundation, created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes, advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas and resources to help the UN solve global problems.

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Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres

Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC)

Christiana Figueres was appointed Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2010, and reappointed for a second three year term in July 2013.

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Michael Liebreich

Michael Liebreich

Founder & Chairman of the Advisory Board, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Michael Liebreich is the founder and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world’s leading provider of information on clean energy to investors, energy companies and governments. He leads a team of around 200 around the world, 100 of them in London, comprising journalists, researchers, analysts, sales and marketing departments. Michael founded the company as New Energy Finance in 2004, selling it to Bloomberg in 2009 after growing it to 150 people.

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Mindy S. Lubber JD, MBA

Mindy S. Lubber JD, MBA

President, Ceres and Director, Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR)

Mindy S. Lubber is the president of Ceres and a founding board member of the organization. She also directs Ceres’ Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a group of 100 institutional investors managing nearly $10 trillion in assets focused on the business risks and opportunities of climate change.

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Timothy E. Wirth

Timothy E. Wirth

Vice Chairman, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund

Timothy E. Wirth is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Fund. Wirth previously served as the UN Foundation’s President from its founding in 1997 until his transition to Vice Chair in 2013. The UN Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World Fund, were founded in 1998 through a major financial commitment from Ted Turner and are designed to support and strengthen the work of the United Nations.

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