Janet is Head of Advisory Services for Anew (newly formed by the merger of Bluesource and Element Markets, under the umbrella of the TPG Rise Fund). She is responsible for leading Anew’s consulting practice which requires outreach, guidance, and engagement on key climate issues important to Anew’s clients including on policy, natural climate solutions, GHG inventories, carbon strategy, reporting, goal setting and carbon neutrality. Janet brings a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at Anew. Prior to Anew, she was part of the executive management team at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and helped launch its successor, the Center on Climate and Energy Solutions. At Pew and C2ES, Janet led their engagement with the corporate community, including their Business Environmental Leadership Council – mostly Fortune 500 companies. Janet also led research and engagement on market-based policy, domestic policy, corporate sustainability, climate resilience and carbon capture, use and storage.
As a recognized expert on climate issues, she has been an advisor to the Integrity Council on the Voluntary Carbon Market, World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, American University’s Center for Environmental Policy and Arizona State’s Urban Resilience Network. She is also a past member of the review team for the Fourth National Climate Assessment, National Research Council’s Roundtable on Climate Change Education and the Council of Canadian Academies on oil sands environmental technologies. She holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in natural resource economics and an undergraduate degree in geology.