About

Climate & Capital Media is a global media company that connects investors and entrepreneurs working on climate change solutions. Our global news service develops engaging, well-reported profiles that deliver practical and meaningful investment and leadership insights about the fast-growing community of businesses addressing global warming and building a more sustainable global economy. We focus not simply on climate-related businesses and technology, but on public policy and accountability, with a particular interest in the emerging generation of entrepreneurial leaders who will shape tomorrow’s global agenda. This is combined with an actionable business directory of the who’s who of the companies, entrepreneurs, and investors working on global warming solutions.

Our team

Peter McKillop

Founder

Prior to Climate & Capital Media, Peter McKillop was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he was responsible for leading the firm’s strategic communications and messaging for its iShares ETF and Indexing business. He has also held senior communication leadership positions at J.P. Morgan, KKR, UBS, and Bank of America. Before entering the financial communications field, Peter was a senior correspondent and bureau chief for Newsweek in New York, Tokyo, and Hong Kong.

David Garrison

Publisher

Builds and leads marketing, brand and strategy teams. He is Founder & Managing Partner at The Brytemoore Group, where he leads a team of experts in the five disciplines at the core of Operational Branding: strategy; research; communications & engagement, paid & integrated marketing; and organization & culture.

Marcela Shine

Head of Strategic Development

Marcela Shine is best-described as an execution-ready leader. Strong in strategy, her passion is in “ getting things done.” As a part of the leadership team, she focuses on delivering against strategy. She executes while building a culture of cohesion, accountability, and engagement.

Anne Glusker

Executive Editor

Anne is a veteran journalist, both editor, and writer. She has led teams and executed projects on topics ranging from business leadership to global health to culture, gender, education, and food. Most recently, she was deputy editor of Forbes’ Leadership section.  Previously, she’s worked at the Washington Post, the American Lawyer, Fortune, Smithsonian, and many other media outlets—digital, radio, and print (both magazines and newspapers). She’s passionate about storytelling in all forms—short blog posts, long narrative reportage, podcasts, newsletters, and social—and loves working with writers to hone their work.

Jared Downing

Managing Editor

Jared Downing is a journalist based in Boston. He has extensive experience in Southeast Asia writing, editing and working with media development NGO Fondation Hirondelle to oversee a human rights podcast in Yangon, Myanmar. Before that, he reported for the Birmingham News in Birmingham, Alabama.

Blair Palese

Global Climate Editor

Blair is Climate & Capital’s Global Climate Editor. She is also a writer and project manager working on a range of climate change projects. In 2009, she founded 350.org Australia and was CEO for ten years. Previously, Blair was Communications Director for Greenpeace International, Head of PR at The Body Shop internationally and Communications Director at Greenpeace USA. She was editor-in-chief of Greenpages magazine and worked with the Washington Monthly and Channels magazines and the ABC.

Frank Gibney Jr.

Editorial Director

Frank Gibney Jr. is a journalist, writer and editor. He spent most of the 1980s and 1990s as a correspondent, bureau chief and editor for Newsweek and TIME in different parts of the U.S. and East Asia. He has written extensively on Japan, China and Vietnam. He has also advised companies and non-profit organizations on branding and crisis management. Gibney lives on the Maine coast, where cimate change is having a demonstrable effect on fisheries.

Laura Sucre

Creative Director

Laura is an international designer and creative director currently based in Mexico City. She specializes in publication design and branding and has worked for a wide range of clients including non-profit organizations, art galleries, museums, and culinary businesses. Previously, she worked as a designer at an award-winning boutique design firm in Baltimore.

Jyotika Bindra

South Asia Editor

Jyotika is a writer based in New Delhi. Prior to Climate & Capital Media, she was the fashion manager at her family’s bespoke fashion business, where in addition to her other responsibilities she worked on improving textile sourcing from local artisans to encourage grassroots production, as well as conducting sustainability workshops with employees regarding the eco-friendly disposal of fashion materials. Previously, she worked as a lab manager at a Harvard University Psychology Lab.

Ashley Allen

Advisor

As a pioneer in impact investing, Ashley Allen Jones is committed to breaking traditional financial models that separate social and financial returns and aligning capital behind commercial enterprises whose core business activities generate positive social or environmental impact. She is the founder of i2 Capital, where she focuses on the creation and development of innovative revolving fund vehicles to expand private investment in conservation.

Elan J Blutinger

Advisor

Elan has been Managing Director of Alpine Consolidated, a Washington based venture investment company, since its founding in 1996. He led the successful launch, IPO, and sale of multiple public travel and technology companies in the US and the UK, and subsequently served as a Director at Hotels.com, chairing the Special Committee and overseeing the sale of the company to IAC/Inter-ActiveCorp. Elan is a founding Director of Great Wolf Resorts, Mountain Reservations and former Chairman & CEO of AudioNow Holdings from 2008 until its successful sale in 2017. He has chaired the boards of non-profit institutions including the Hirondelle Foundation, the Washington International School, and OurTime.Org. He speaks five languages and holds graduate and law degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and American University.

Adi Ignatius

Advisor

Editor-in-chief of Harvard Business Review. Previously, he was a deputy managing editor for Time. Prior to joining TIME, Ignatius worked for many years at the Wall Street Journal, serving as the newspaper’s bureau chief in Beijing and later in Moscow. Ignatius was awarded a Zuckerman Fellowship at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) in 1990. He received a bachelor’s degree in history in 1981 from Haverford College in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Asia Society.

Erika Karp

Advisor

Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc. Cornerstone was created to catalyze the flow of capital toward a more regenerative and inclusive global economy. The firm seeks to optimize investment performance together with social impact through rigorous research that systematically integrates Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into portfolio design. In seeking positive societal impact at scale, Cornerstone offers investment advisory and capital markets advisory services, underpinned by rigorous research.

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