Michelle WymanAt Large Board Member
Michelle is the Founder and Principal of Biosphere Strategies, a boutique consulting firm specializing in work focused on science, sustainability, climate and the environment. Biosphere Strategies works with government, academia and industry on the use of science and knowledge to design and implement environmental policies, plans and strategies.
Michelle recently served as the interim executive director of the Thomas Lovejoy Amazon Biodiversity Center where she remains on the Board of Directors. Prior to that, Michelle led the Global Council for Science and the Environment, an international nonprofit that spans the boundaries between science, decision-making and the environment. She has worked on clean energy, climate and environmental policy with all levels of government for over two decades, developing strategic and tactical solutions to implement energy, climate and sustainability strategies and solutions. Before joining GCSE, she served as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy. She led the Governors’ Accord for a Clean Energy Future, as well as two international nonprofits– Applied Solutions-Local Governments Building a Clean Economy, and ICLEI USA.
Michelle serves in a variety of board and advisory roles with domestic and international organizations to increase the recognition of and reliance on science in service to the environment and society. Michelle holds a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University, a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, and a Bachelor of the Arts in German Literature from the University of Texas, Austin. She also received an International Diploma in Urban Ecology and Sustainable Development from the University of Copenhagen.