Task Force Leadership

Coordination Team

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Dr. Sanjeev Khagram Director General and Dean, Thunderbird school of Global Management

Dr. Khagram is a world-renowned expert in global leadership, political...

Dr. Sanjeev Khagram Director General and Dean, Thunderbird school of Global Management

Dr. Khagram is a world-renowned expert in global leadership, political economy, governance, innovation and sustainable development. He has led and worked in start-ups, corporations, governments, intl agencies, nonprofits, cross-sectoral networks, public-private partnerships, foundations, and universities worldwide.

Rick Parnell

Rick Parnell President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Climate Restoration

Rick Parnell is President and CEO of the Foundation for...

Rick Parnell President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Climate Restoration

Rick Parnell is President and CEO of the Foundation for Climate Restoration (F4CR). Rick is responsible for the vision and direction of F4CR. The Foundation is dedicated to evaluating, developing, and supporting proven, financially viable methods to restore a healthy, stable climate. Rick Prior to F4CR Rick served as the COO of the United Nations Foundation.

Diana Walker

Diana Walker CEO, Walker Impact Strategies and Senior Advisor, Foundation for Climate Restoration

Diana works is in market based and philanthropic social impact...

Diana Walker CEO, Walker Impact Strategies and Senior Advisor, Foundation for Climate Restoration

Diana works is in market based and philanthropic social impact strategy, ESG, partnerships, and thought leadership. She works with corporations, governments, investors, NGOs, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists to develop innovative and measurable for-profit environment, social and governance business lines.

Aditya Agrawal

Aditya Agrawal Sr. Advisor and Faculty Research Associate, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Aditya Agrawal is a Faculty Research Associate and Dean’s Advisor...

Aditya Agrawal Sr. Advisor and Faculty Research Associate, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Aditya Agrawal is a Faculty Research Associate and Dean’s Advisor at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and Founder of D4DInsights, a mission-driving consulting firm focused on catalyzing data and technology solutions for the environment, international development and sustainability.

Ghazal Khorshidi

Ghazal Khorshidi Assistant Director, Special Projects

Ghazal Khorshidi is the Assistant Director of Special Projects at...

Ghazal Khorshidi Assistant Director, Special Projects

Ghazal Khorshidi is the Assistant Director of Special Projects at Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is a Tbird alum of 2018 and focuses on partnerships and strategic initiatives management in the Dean’s Office.

Graduate Students

Juily Sawant Student

Juily Sawant is a Graduate Student focused on Global Entrepreneurship...

Juily Sawant Student

Juily Sawant is a Graduate Student focused on Global Entrepreneurship and sustainability at Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is an architect by academic training and has worked as a Sustainability Strategist in India. She is a SHARE Fellow and part of a Social Impact Enterprise focused on capacity building operating in India and the Middle East.

Sneha Pujani Student

Sneha Pujani (Sana) is a Graduate student, focused on Global...

Sneha Pujani Student

Sneha Pujani (Sana) is a Graduate student, focused on Global Affairs Student at Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is an Engineer and Project Manager by training and is keenly interested in International Relations and looks forward to working in the same field post graduating in May’21. Sneha is a SHARE Fellow and President of the Thunderbird Rotary Club.

Co-Facilitators

Philip Thigo Director for Africa, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Philip Thigo Director for Africa, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Lisa Audet Founder and CIO, Tall Trees Capital Management LP

Lisa Audet Founder and CIO, Tall Trees Capital Management LP

Antti Vihavainen Co-Founder, puro.earth

Antti is an entrepreneur with sound experience in business-model innovation,...

Antti Vihavainen Co-Founder, puro.earth

Antti is an entrepreneur with sound experience in business-model innovation, strategy, and partnerships. He decided to found Puro.earth when he realized that there is already too much CO2 in the atmosphere and that there are ways to remove it but the business model was missing.

Erin Bromaghim Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Fellow on the Sustainable Development Goals Office of International Affairs, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Erin leads efforts to realize a more sustainable, inclusive, and...

Erin Bromaghim Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Fellow on the Sustainable Development Goals Office of International Affairs, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Erin leads efforts to realize a more sustainable, inclusive, and innovative Los Angeles
ahead of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and directs the City’s work
toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Erin previously spent 14 years as a
senior civilian with the U.S. Department of Defense, including roles with the U.S.
Navy, Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and NATO.