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Alicia Seiger

Managing Director, Sustainable Finance Initiative, Precourt Institute for Energy
Alicia Seiger is a lecturer at Stanford Law School and leads sustainability and energy finance initiatives at Stanford Law, Graduate School of Business, and the Doerr School for Sustainability. Alicia has served as an advisor to the Governors of California and New York, the New York State Comptroller, and numerous pension fund, endowment, and family office CIOs on the topics of climate risk, opportunity, and resiliency. A student of sustainability since the early 1990s, Alicia has designed and executed climate and energy strategies for businesses, foundations, investors, and NGOs for over two decades. She has led on the management teams of multiple startups, including at TerraPass, a pioneer of the US voluntary carbon offset market, and Flycast Communications, one of the world’s first web advertising networks. She co-founded Stanford Professionals in Energy (SPIE) and serves on the boards of Ceres, Prime Coalition, and The E-liability Institute. Alicia also serves on the Editorial Board of the Oxford Open Climate Change Journal.

Her first book, "Settling Climate Accounts: Navigating the Road to Net Zero" contextualizes the history of climate action over the past three decades, examines the rough edges of Net Zero in practice, and makes recommendations for the road ahead. Alicia received her BA from Duke University in a self-designed curriculum focused on environmental science and policy and cultural anthropology, and earned her MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


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