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Who we are

Founder
Jeff Bezos
Strategic Counselor
Lauren Sanchez
Our Commitment
The Bezos Earth Fund was created by a commitment of $10 billion from Jeff Bezos to be disbursed as grants within the current decade. We are committed to fighting climate change and protecting nature.

Our commitment

The Bezos Earth Fund was created by a commitment of $10 billion from Jeff Bezos to be disbursed as grants within the current decade. We are committed to fighting climate change and protecting nature.
Our team
Executive Chair
Jeff Bezos
Vice Chair
Lauren Sánchez
President & CEO
Dr. Andrew Steer
Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund. Andrew joined the Earth Fund from the World Resources Institute, where he served as President & CEO for over eight years. Prior to this, Andrew served as the World Bank’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, Director General at the UK Department of International Development, and Head of the World Bank in Vietnam and Indonesia. Dr. Steer is a Global Agenda Trustee for the World Economic Forum, a Commissioner of the Energy Transitions Commission, a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), co-chair of the Greening the Belt and Road Coalition, and member of the Advisory Committees of the Asian Development Bank and Bank of America. Andrew was educated at St. Andrews University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cambridge University. He has a PhD in international economics and finance.
Vice President for Strategy and Programs
Charlotte Pera
Charlotte Pera is Vice President for Strategy and Programs at the Bezos Earth Fund and works closely with President and CEO Andrew Steer to build and lead the growing organization. Before joining the Earth Fund, Charlotte served for more than eight years as President & CEO of the ClimateWorks Foundation, a leading philanthropic organization that works globally to advance climate solutions. Charlotte previously held leadership roles with the Energy Foundation and engineering consulting firm Acurex Environnmental.  She serves on a variety of boards and steering committees and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.
Director, Equitable Climate Solutions
Danielle Deane-Ryan
Executive Assistant and Special Projects Coordinator
Eda Lee
Chief of Science, Data and Systems Change
Dr. Kelly Levin
Special Assistant
Fiona McRaith
Fellows and Advisors
Fellow, Cities and Built Environment
Rohit T. Aggarwala
Fellow, UNFCCC Climate Negotiations
Tom Rivett Carnac
Advisor, Environmental Justice
Carole Excell
Fellow, Energy Technology
Arun Majumdar
Fellow, Data and Social Justice
Amen Ra Mashariki
Principal Advisor, Nature
Cristián Samper
Open Positions
Director, Nature Solutions
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Director, Economics of the Future
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Director, Technology Acceleration
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Director, Green Finance
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Director, The Future of Food
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Director, Energy Innovation
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Vice President, Finance & Administration/CFO
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Chief People Officer
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Chief Communications Officer
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General Counsel
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