Jim Walker is from the UK and works as Director of Partnerships in the Washington, DC office.
His role focuses on leading development of partnerships with the private sector, civil society, governments and UN agencies, as well as mobilizing resources from donors, philanthropy and other sources.
Jim has lived and worked in China, and has 20 years of experience working with businesses, cities and states to drive solutions on climate, water, clean energy, sustainability reporting, M&A and environmental risk. He was a co-founder of The Climate Group and was founding CEO of the We Mean Business coalition.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, London, and competed for Great Britain at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games in rowing.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys running, coaching rowing and playing guitar as well as spending time with his family.