“Climate Change and Sustainability”

Genesee Community College’s Wolcott J. Humphrey Symposium on Leadership and Community Life

What:             “Climate Change and Sustainability

Genesee Community College’s Wolcott J. Humphrey Symposium on Leadership and Community Life

When:            Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

Where:           Richard C. Call Arena ~ Genesee Community College ~ One College Road ~ Batavia, NY 14020

Who:              Key Note Speaker- Peter Boyd

  • Lecturer at Yale School of the Environment
  • Resident Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Founder & CEO of Time4Good

Panel Moderator – Benjamin Z. Houlton, Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Panelists:

William D. Carleton, General Manager-Solar Operations & Maintenance

Suzanne Hunt is a Co-Owner of Hunt Country Vineyards

Dan O’Connell, General Manager, Plug Power

Curt A. Gooch, Dairy Environmental System Solutions Expert at Land O’Lakes                                

 

Background:  

For over twenty years, Peter Boyd, has worked on, led and advised, high-growth organizations on leadership, strategy, time maximization, team alignment and entrepreneurial opportunity. His private-sector experience started with McKinsey & Co. then spanned over ten jobs in twelve years at the Virgin Group, including CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa. In non-profit and government, he was Launch Director and COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room; served as Chair of The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change; and led The B Team’s ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ initiative focused on business encouragement for an ambitious Paris Agreement at COP21.

Peter is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland; graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics; and now lives in Westport, Connecticut.

For more information contact Justin Johnston at (585) 345-6809, or via email: marcom@genesee.edu.

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