Heather Zichal is a leading authority on sustainable energy and has enjoyed a successful career at the forefront of battling climate change. Best known as the former Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama on Energy & Climate Change, Heather is now booked as a sustainability speaker for corporate events. With broad knowledge across the public and private sector, Heather is able to bring understanding to the importance of renewable energy, tackling climate change and sustainability.
Currently, Heather is working as the CEO of the American Clean Power Association. Heather is leading the renewable energy trade group as a pioneer in storage, solar and wind energy. Working with a host of manufacturers, developers, construction companies, financial firms and operators, Heather is determined to see the prosperity of clean energy. As Deputy Assistant to Barack Obama, Heather worked on key events, such as the 2010 BP oil spill, and made key plans to reduce greenhouse gas.
Other prominent roles of Heather’s include her tenure as the former Vice President of The Nature Conservancy and her time as the Executive Director of the Blue Prosperity Coalition. She has also formerly worked as the Assistant for the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. In such roles, Heather pioneered and advanced solutions to challenges in sustainability and sustainable blue economy goals.
Having worked alongside networks of global governments, scientists and NGOs, Heather is widely regarded as an authority in sustainability and clean, renewable energy. Having coordinated America’s Climate Change Action plan, Heather has made it her mission to formulate solutions to climate change and the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges. Passionate to battle global climate change, Heather Zichal is a fantastic sustainability speaker for your next event.