James Stavridis, Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Dean Stavridis is the 12th Dean of The Fletcher School and serves as the Chairman of the Board of the US Naval Institute. Previously, he was the Supreme Allied Commander at NATO and Commander of the US European Command from 2009-2013. He also led the US Southern Command in Miami from 2006-2009. He has written extensively on leadership, maritime affairs, Latin America, and innovation. He earned both his MALD and Ph.D. from The Fletcher School. Read more on the Dean’s blog, To Know the World.
Vivien Foster, Manager of the Sustainable Energy Department, World Bank
Vivien Foster is the Manager of the Sustainable Energy department of the World Bank. Earlier, she was the Lead Economist in the Office of the Director for Sustainable Development in the Africa Region of the World Bank, where she was responsible for coordinating a major knowledge program known as the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic. Her work at the World Bank involves both analytical and advisory services, and economic input into the design and supervision of projects, with a focus on the impacts of infrastructure reform and privatization on the poor. Read her latest posts here.
David Sandalow, Former Under Secretary of Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, US Department of Energy
As Under Secretary of Energy (Acting), David Sandalow helped to oversee renewable energy, energy efficiency, fossil energy, nuclear energy and electricity delivery programs. As Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, he helped coordinate policy and manage international activities. Mr. Sandalow was also Energy & Environment Scholar and a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program of the Brookings Institution, as well as Energy & Climate Change Working Group Chair at the Clinton Global Initiative. Previously, he served as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment & Science, a Senior Director on the National Security Council staff, and Associate Director on the staff of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.