Our People


Walt Reid

Vice President, Environment and Science

Liz McKeon

Portfolio Lead, Climate Action

Cressida Pollock

Stephanie Jones

Programme Manager, Energy Programme

Dana Bourland

Senior Vice President, Environment and Strategic Initiatives

Chelsea Hillard

Director of Philanthropy, Vere Initiatives

Tessa Khan

Founder and Executive Director


Savanna Ferguson

Executive Director

Robin Beck

Advisor and Portfolio Manager

Alex Wang

Portfolio Manager

Michaela Koke

Manager of Candidates and Partnerships

Dawn Bickett

Director of Operations and Strategy

Tony Bricktua

Communications Officer

Olivia Deich

Director of Impact and Learning

Tashie Sloley

Grants Manager

Erica Chen-Johnson

Administrative Coordinator

Karla Cheatham

Executive Assistant

Lawrie Mankoff

Projector Coordinator, Candidates

Jessica Galeria

Director of Philanthropy Partnerships