Anastasia O’Rourke

Managing Director, Yale Carbon Containment Lab

Dr. O’Rourke is the Managing Director of the Yale Carbon Containment Lab. She is an expert in sustainable purchasing and products, standards and ecolabels and in carbon markets. Dr. O’Rourke has extensive experience supporting programs that promote sustainable industry and the greening of products, cleantech investments, and sustainable entrepreneurship. She has previously advised United Nations Environmental Programme; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA); non-governmental organizations; and several companies on their sustainable purchasing programs. Dr. O’Rourke holds a B.A. (Hons, 1st Class) from Sydney University, a M.Sc. In Industrial Environmental Management from Lund University Sweden, and a Ph.D. in environmental management and finance from Yale University. She was formerly Chair of the Board of Directors of the SPLC, and is currently Chair of the Strategic Advisory Council of the SPLC.

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