Episode 9: Alicia Seiger
This week, Jon Powers is joined by Alicia Seiger, Deputy Director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and Managing Director of the Precourt Institute Clean Energy Finance Initiative. This episode’s conversation focuses on the evolution of academic thinking on climate and finance and also what is driving the business case for investing in clean energy.
Alicia leads the center’s work to develop and deploy financial innovations for philanthropic and long-term sources of capital to catalyze rapid decarbonization of the global economy. Ms. Seiger co-founded the Aligned Intermediary, an investment advisory group helping large-scale investors channel capital to resource innovation. She also serves on the board of PRIME Coalition and Ceres and advises student entrepreneurs building climate solutions. Alicia holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in Environmental Policy and Cultural Anthropology from Duke University.