Advisory Board

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Scott Edward Anderson

Scott Edward Anderson

Global Marketing Director
Ernst & Young

Tommy Armour

Tommy Armour IV

Entertainment Entrepreneur

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Lucia Athens

Lucia Athens

Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Austin

Tom Brookes

Tom Brookes

Head of Communications Unit
European Climate Foundation

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Jean Brittingham

Jean Brittingham


New Legends

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Kelly Cash

Kelly Cash

Kelly Cash Consulting

Emily Chan

Emily Chan

Communications Strategist
MissionCTRL Communications

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Michael Crowley

Michael Crowley

Senior Program Officer
Institute for Sustainable Communities

Eric Desatnik

Eric Desatnik

Director, Public Relations

Fiona Dunne

Fiona Dunne

U.S. Promotions Manager
Tourism Ireland

Angela Eaton

Angela Eaton

Strategic Resource Management
CH2M Hill

Melita Elmore

Melita Elmore

Environmental Scientist
Owner of MBE Synergy LLC

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Liz Ferrin

Liz Ferrin

Strategic Partnerships for the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Francesca de Gasparis

Francesca de Gasparis

Europe Director of the Green Belt Movement
Green Belt Movement (GBM)

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Chris Garvin

Chris Garvin

Terrapin Partner
Terrapin Bright Green

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Daniel Goldfarb

Daniel Goldfarb

Partner / Research

SXSW Eco Adviosry Board - Steven Goldman

Steven Goldman

Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Environmental Defense Fund

Kira Gould

Kira Gould

Director of Communications
William McDonough + Partners

Advisory Board - Heather Grady

Heather Grady

Senior Fellow, Global Philanthropy
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Tim Greeff

Tim Greeff

Founder & Principal
Greeff Strategies

Jeff Greenwald

Jeff Greenwald

Executive Director

Ben Holland

Ben Holland

Project Get Ready Manager & Marketing Coordinator
Rocky Mountain Institute

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Lance Hosey

Lance Hosey

Chief Sustainability Officer

Laura Huffman

Laura Huffman

Texas State Director
The Nature Conservancy

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Mitch Jacobson

Mitch Jacobson

ATI Clean Energy Incubator at The University of Texas at Austin

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Abby Kehr

Abby Kehr

Sales Manager
Americas & Asia

Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg

Professor of Sociology and Director
Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University

Gary Lawrence

Gary Lawrence

Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM)

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Julie Montgomery

Julie Montgomery

Director for Innovation and Learning

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Emily Reese Moody

Emily Reese Moody

Facility Planner / Sustainability Consultant
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Matthew Nordan

Matthew M. Nordan

Managing Partner
MNL Partners

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Mica Odom

Mica Odom

Communications Director, US Climate and Energy Program
Environmental Defense Fund

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Ronda Rutledge

Ronda Rutledge

Executive Director
Sustainable Food Center

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Kit Seeborg

Kit Seeborg

Digital Media Producer
Seeborg Strategies, Inc.

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Joel Serface

Joel Serface

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Clean Range Ventures

Jigar Shah

Jigar Shah

President / Co-Founder
Generate Capital

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Brigid Shea

Brigid Shea

Carbon Shrinks and Brigid Shea & Associates

Lisa Pike Sheehy

Lisa Pike Sheehy

Director of Environmental Initiatives

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Niyanta Spelman

Niyanta Spelman

Founder / Executive Director
Rainforest Partnership

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - John Spengler

John Spengler

Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation
Harvard School of Public Health

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Alex Steffen

Alex Steffen


Mashari Vivian Tyson

Mashari Vivian Tyson

Group Engagement Director

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Charlotte Vick

Charlotte Vick

Director of Strategic Partnerships
Sylvia Earle Alliance

SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Steve Wanta

Steve Wanta

Global Program Director
Whole Planet Foundation