Katie Sullivan

Katie Sullivan

Managing Director, IETA

Katie serves as Managing Director of IETA, the premier global multi-sector business voice for the intersection of markets and climate change. For two decades, IETA’s mission has been to support durable climate policies and financial structures that attract private sector engagement and capital at scale. On behalf of IETA’s 150+ corporate members, Katie leads efforts to inform market solutions to address environmental challenges across Canada and globally. She also manages IETA’s growing climate finance, aviation and digital innovation sustainability initiatives.

Katie currently sits on the University of Toronto’s Environmental Finance Committee, the 2019 International Student Energy Summit’s Advisory Panel, Canada’s International Carbon Capture & Storage Knowledge Centre Board, Ivey Foundation’s Climate Advisory Group, Biological Carbon Canada Advisory Group, and Blockchain for Climate’s Advisory Panel. Prior to IETA, Katie worked as a Senior Consultant at ICF International. Katie has recently been recognized as a Clean16 and Clean50 award recipient for contributing to Clean Capitalism Leadership in Canada.



Sessions with this Speaker

The Era of Enhanced Ambition: Global Climate Leadership & Cooperation

  • Climate Crisis
  • Mobilizing Capital
The call for global climate action is hitting a critical peak, and 2020 is a crucial year for international climate policy. However, policy alone will not be enough to create the ambitious action needed to meet this call.

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Katie Sullivan Managing Director, IETA
Kelley Kizzier Associate Vice President for International Climate, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi Director of Extreme Events and Climate Risk, The Geneva Association
Eric Whan Director, GlobeScan
Dave Sawyer Chief Economist, Institute for Canadian Climate Choices
Duncan Van Bergen Vice President, Nature Based Solutions, Shell
Catherine Stewart Director General, Multilateral Affairs and Climate Change, Environment and Climate Change Canada