Saad Amer

Saad Amer is a leading climate activist and environmental justice expert. He is the Founder of the sustainability consultancy, Justice Environment, and is a consultant to the United Nations. He was named most influential voice in ESG by WWD and honored as Forbes 30 under 30 for social impact. As one of the country’s most prolific voting rights organizers, he has reached millions of voters and created campaigns featuring the likes of Vice President Al Gore, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Taylor Swift. He served as an Expert Reviewer for the IPCC AR6 report and helped secure $6.5 billion dollars for the National Parks as Advisor to the National Parks Conservation Association. He has researched the impacts of climate change on the ground in the Indian Himalayas, co-created Harvard University’s inaugural Sustainability Plan, and discovered a new hybrid species in French Polynesia. Saad has written for National Geographic, PBS and the World Bank, has spoken at the United Nations, US Department of State and TEDx, and has been profiled by Vogue, Nature and the New York Times. He went to Harvard University where he studied Environmental Science and Public Policy and was a Fellow at Yale University’s Public Voices on the Climate Crisis with The OpEd Project.