Maria Paz Cigarán

Maria Paz is co-Founder and CEO of the Libelula Group, a Peruvian Think Tank that promotes climate compatible development in Peru and Latin America. She has more than 17 years of work with the public, private sector and international and intergovernmental organizations in Climate Change and Development. She has supported the Peruvian Government in the... continue reading »

Leila Yim Surratt

Leila currently serves as a strategic advisor to CCAP. She previously served as interim-CEO and Chief Operating Officer where she was responsible for the overall management of CCAP’s programs including CCAP’s flagship Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) initiative. The MAIN initiative supports developing countries efforts to design and implement climate mitigation strategies and Nationally Appropriate... continue reading »

Jim Rogers

Jim Rogers was chairman of Duke Energy’s board of directors and served as the company’s president and CEO from April 2006 until July 2013. Over the course of his 25 years as a CEO in the electric utility industry, Rogers delivered an average total shareholder return of more than 12 percent per year by focusing... continue reading »

Gary Crawford

Gary Crawford is employed by Veolia as Vice President of International Affairs. He is based in Veolia’s Corporate Headquarters in Paris, France. He has over 25 years of experience in the waste industry and has held various operational, technical, and managerial positions. He is responsible for establishing active partnerships with key global stakeholders and institutions... continue reading »

Bill Tyndall (Vice Chair)

Bill Tyndall rejoins CCAP board after having served as CCAP CEO from 2016 to 2017. Bill Tyndall is the Managing Director of Net Lease Capital and its energy investment platform, Environmental Energy Capital (EEC), which use innovative financing approaches to build energy and infrastructure projects with a focus on using anaerobic digesters to create renewable... continue reading »

Anthony S. Earl (Emeritus)

Mr. Earl is a retired partner in the Madison office of Quarles & Brady LLP.  He previously served as 40th Governor of the State of Wisconsin, January 1983 – December 1986; Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, October 1975 – October 1980; Secretary of the Department of Administration, 1975; Member, Wisconsin State Legislature, 1969-74;... continue reading »

Jim Maddy (Chair of the Board)

Jim Maddy is the former President and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and a nationally-recognized leader in conservation policy and advocacy. Under his leadership, Jim grew AZA’s membership and budget; implemented a successful plan to improve Association member services; and raised the positive profile of AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums as drivers... continue reading »

Rob Brenner

From 1988 until his retirement from Federal service in 2011, Rob Brenner was Director of the Air Policy Office, at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He played a key role in the development, Congressional passage and implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. Since passage of that landmark law, Rob has focused on... continue reading »

Andrea Garcia Guerrero

Andrea Garcia Guerrero studied Forest Science at the University of Florida, and has a Masters in Biology. She pursued research on climate change and eco-physiology, and taught at Florida International University. Upon returning to Colombia, she joined the Ministry of Environment where she worked initially on Clean Development Mechanism projects. She then became an advisor... continue reading »

David G. Hawkins

David G. Hawkins began his work in “public interest” law upon graduation from Columbia University Law School in 1970. He joined the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Washington, DC office in 1971 as one of the organization’s first staff members. In 1977, Mr. Hawkins was appointed by President Carter to be Assistant Administrator for Air, Noise,... continue reading »

Conrad Schneider

Since 1997, Conrad Schneider has worked as Advocacy Director of the Clean Air Task Force, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring clean air and healthy environments through scientific research, public education, and legal advocacy. His practice includes work in federal and state legislative and administrative arenas and courts. Mr. Schneider is an Adjunct Lecturer in... continue reading »

Fernando Tudela

Fernando Tudela has had a distinguished career as a policymaker and academician. He served as Undersecretary of Planning and Environmental Policy at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Mexican Federal Government, chaired the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Climate Change in and headed regularly the Mexican delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on... continue reading »