Ethan Zindler

Climate Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Ethan Zindler serves as the Treasury Department’s Climate Counselor and leads the Treasury Climate Hub. Zindler reports directly to and advises the Secretary on a broad range of climate matters, and is charged with leading Treasury’s efforts to facilitate and unlock the financing needed for investments to achieve a net-zero economy at home and abroad.

Ethan Zindler most recently served as Head of Americas at BloombergNEF (BNEF), a provider of data, research and analysis on clean power, electric vehicles, carbon credit markets, commodities, and other aspects of the transition to a lower-carbon economy. In this role with BloombergNEF, Zindler managed BNEF research analysts in New York, Washington, London, and Sao Paulo. 

Zindler was instrumental in the creation of Climatescope, a public resource that has detailed clean energy investment conditions annually in emerging market economies since 2012. Zindler has written extensively on finding solutions for scaling climate finance in developing nations. He has authored numerous reports on topics pertaining to climate and clean energy.

Zindler holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Georgetown University.  He lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife and two daughters.