Board of Directors

Board of Directors


ROBERT LITTERMAN is the board’s co-chair and a founding partner and chairman of the Risk Committee of Kepos Capital. He previously served as Head of Risk Management at Goldman Sachs. He serves on the boards of World Wildlife Fund, the Commonfund, and Resources for the Future.


KATHRYN MURDOCH is the board’s co-chair and the co-founder and President of the Quadrivium Foundation. She is a Trustee of the Environmental Defense Fund and Climate Central and is a Founding Trustee of SciLine. She previously served as a Trustee to Rockefeller University and was an advisor to METRICS at Stanford University.

Véronique Bardach

VÉRONIQUE BARDACH is Managing Director and General Counsel for Four Seasons Ventures. Prior to co-founding Four Seasons Ventures, she was Executive Vice President Corporate Finance at Westminster Securities, a former New York Stock Exchange member firm. She is licensed as both an attorney and an investment banker. Ms. Bardach is an active member of the venture capital community, serves on several boards, and has published in various journals. As the wife of the Council’s late founder and CEO Ted Halstead, she has provided strategic advice since the Council’s inception.

CHARLENE BARSHEFSKY was the former United States Trade Representative under President Bill Clinton. With more than 30 years of experience as a central thought leader and practitioner in the fields of international business and trade, she is known for her role in shaping historic trade agreements. Her negotiations are the subject of several Harvard Business School case studies, and she has received many honors for lifetime achievement. Ambassador Barshefsky serves on several corporate boards and institutions.

GREG BERTELSEN has served as CEO of the Climate Leadership Council since 2020. He joined the Council in 2017, first serving as vice president and then later as executive vice president, leading the organization’s government relations and engagement with the business community. He previously held roles at the National Association of Manufacturers and Siemens AG.


JULEANNA GLOVER is a senior advisor to major corporations on public and governmental affairs. She has previously served on the senior staffs of then-President-elect George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, then-Senator John Ashcroft, and other top Republican officials

Gary Rieschel

GARY RIESCHEL is Founding Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners, one of China’s premier VC firms. He formerly held executive positions at Intel, Cisco, and Softbank. He has served as an advisor to the Asia Society, the Paulson Institute, and the US Olympic Foundation.