Katie Sullivan elected to Climate Action Reserve Board of Directors

August 13, 2019

Carbon market veteran and globally recognized climate change leader brings deep market experience and strategic vision to the organization

LOS ANGELES, CA – Katie Sullivan, Managing Director of IETA, has been elected to the Climate Action Reserve Board of Directors. For IETA, Ms. Sullivan leads efforts to inform market solutions to address environmental challenges across the Americas and globally. Her work also focuses on overseeing IETA’s climate finance, aviation and digital innovation sustainability initiatives. Her carbon market expertise is recognized globally, and this year, she was honored as a Clean16 and Clean50 award recipient in Canada for her contributions to Clean Capitalism Leadership.

“Katie is truly a powerhouse and strategic visionary within the carbon market sector and beyond. She is the expert whom governments, businesses and nonprofits reach out to for advice. We are extremely fortunate for this opportunity to work closer with her and to have her experience and knowledge helping guide the growth of the Climate Action Reserve,” said Linda Adams, Chair of the Climate Action Reserve Board of Directors.

In addition to her work for IETA, Ms. Sullivan also sits on the University of Toronto’s Environmental Finance Committee, the newly-launched Canadian Institute for Climate Change Advisory Panel, the International Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Knowledge Centre Board, Ivey Foundation’s Climate Advisory Group, the Global Steering Committee for the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) and Blockchain for Climate’s Advisory Panel.

“I’ve worked with the Climate Action Reserve for many years now and observed its growth and contributions to California’s cap-and-trade program, the voluntary carbon market and the advancement of market-based climate solutions. I have also had opportunities to work with Board and staff members during this time and am honored for the opportunity to work even closer with the organization and its staff through the role of Board member,” said Ms. Sullivan. “It’s undeniable that climate change demands urgent action from us, and we have real opportunities to make an impact through organizations like the Climate Action Reserve, which prioritizes collaboration, integrity and quality in climate solutions.”

Please visit the Climate Action Reserve website to learn more about the organization and its Board of Directors.