Christina Stanton (Chief Operations Officer) oversees operations, cultivates partnerships, develops new business opportunities for the firm, and contributes to corporate strategy and communications.
Christina has almost twenty years of climate and energy expertise. She has cultivated a strong technical, policy, and commercial skillset matched with successful strategy, business development, fundraising, and communication capabilities. Christina’s fundraising experience includes helping the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) secure approximately US$2 million in grant funding and supporting a start-up consultancy secure philanthropic grant funding and win multiple rounds of funding from a leading U.S. tech company.
Earlier in her career, she served as the Director of Investor Relations for Natsource Asset Management, a global emissions and renewable energy markets asset manager, where she raised over US$150 million from high net worth family offices and institutional investors. Christina also managed a commercial-scale solar energy territory for NextEra Energy Resources and provided research, project management, and policy development support for the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies (at Columbia University) and the Development Bank of Japan New York Representative Office. Christina has engaged across sectors including clean energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, climate finance, waste, transportation, soil sequestration, entrepreneurship and early-stage financing, and climate analytics.
Christina holds an MPA from Columbia University and a BA from Sweet Briar College.