Jamie Beck Alexander
Jamie Beck Alexander is a solutions-oriented corporate climate advocate, coalition builder, and founding director of Drawdown Labs. Jamie joined the Project Drawdown team from Ceres, where she led corporate engagement on the west coast, working with companies to set ambitious emission reduction targets and leveraging their influence in support of strong climate and clean energy policies. At Ceres, she launched a public-private partnership with the City of San Francisco and Bay Area companies to identify and deploy collaborative solutions to decarbonize the transportation sector.
Previously, Jamie served as a Civil and Foreign Service Officer with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), implementing projects to combat malaria and other infectious diseases, serving in Bangladesh, India and Tanzania. At USAID, she led an agencywide effort to better integrate local solutions and voices into foreign aid programming and decision-making. She has also worked with the UN Office of the Secretary-General, the design firm IDEO, and indigenous peoples in the US, Amazon and Andes. Bringing this multidisciplinary background and solutions focus to bear, Jamie leads Drawdown Labs' work with companies to deploy climate solutions at scale.