Hilary McMahon puts sustainability strategies into action every day. Sustainability and the role of the private sector is the foundation of Hilary's professional life as the former Director of Intelligence at Richard Branson's Carbon War Room, and previously as an expert and as a thought leader at the World Resources Institute, the UN, WBCSD and the European Commission. From energy efficient retrofits of cargo ships to “smart island” economies, the skills that Hilary provides as a business development professional and senior strategist has made financially beneficial projects like these come to life. Creating deal flow, vetting projects, developing strategy, and empowering large teams to work together are skill sets Hilary brings to any engagement.
Hilary has a particular interest in the role of technology and new business models in solving social and environmental challenges. Hilary is the Managing Director of Hazel, an Advisory Service for investors looking to have positive impact in the world. She is also a member of the Board at CLASP.