Aimée Christensen

Aimée Christensen is CEO of Christensen Global Strategies with clients including the Clinton Global Initiative, Duke Energy, Microsoft, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Swiss Re, Virgin Unite, and United Nations.

Trained as an environmental and energy lawyer, she has two decades’ experience in policy, law, investment and philanthropy including with the U.S. Department of Energy, World Bank, Baker & McKenzie and Google where she guided its first climate and energy initiatives. She negotiated the first bilateral climate change agreements (U.S. – Costa Rica 1994, et al.) and wrote the first university endowment investment policy on climate change (Stanford University, 1999). She was the 2011 Hillary Laureate and a 2010 Aspen Catto Fellow.

In 2009 she relocated to Sun Valley, Idaho to be with family and manage her family’s investments including in solar energy companies, projects and funds; she is the founder of the Sun Valley Institute for Resilience. She graduated from Smith College and Stanford Law School.