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Dr. Andrew

Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bezos Earth Fund, a $10 billion fund to address the pressing issues of climate change and nature in this decisive decade. Dr. Steer joined the Bezos Earth Fund from the World Resources Institute, where he served as President & Chief Executive Officer for over eight years. Prior to this, Andrew served as the World Bank’s Special Envoy for Climate Change from 2010 – 2012. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Director General at the UK Department of International Development. This followed 10 years in East Asia, where he was Head of the World Bank in Vietnam and Indonesia. Dr. Steer is a Global Agenda Trustee for the World Economic Forum, a Board chair of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP), a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), and member of the leadership council of Concordia. Andrew was educated at St Andrews University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cambridge University. He has a PhD in international economics and finance.

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