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Taking a Stand for the Future

Executive Director Erin Trapp is leading a renowned team in the charge toward carbon neutrality. Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz chairs our Tech Chamber, which vets emerging carbon-removal innovations, and our Inner Vault of advisors includes elected officials, corporate leaders and other prominent thinkers.

Dr. Ernest Moniz

Tech Chamber

Dr. Ernest Moniz

(Former U.S. Secretary of Energy )

Dr. Moniz is an international expert on energy policy and nuclear non-proliferation, as well as a longtime physics and engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He’s also the president and CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), a non-profit think tank that advances science-based solutions to climate change through evidence-based analysis, thought leadership and coalition-building. Dr. Moniz served as U.S. Secretary of Energy under President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017, and as a principal at the Washington, D.C. consulting firm EJM Associates, he continues to work for solutions to complex geopolitical energy issues around the world.

Inner Vault

Innovative leaders recognize innovative solutions. Those who serve as our advisors come from diverse fields, from business and government to academia and the non-profit sector.

John Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper

Former Governor of Colorado

Richard Sandor

Richard Sandor

Richard L. Sandor is an American businessman, economist, and entrepreneur.

Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith

President, Swarthmore College

Founders Circle

Our Founders Circle members understand the power of leveraging markets to make progress against climate change. These individuals and organizations demonstrate their leadership in this area through significant gifts to Carbon Vault.

The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Donald R. Wilson, Jr.

Don Wilson

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