JOIN US FOR OUR LUNCH MEETING.
May 3rd at 12:00PM:
Anna Williams, Founder and Director of Perspectiō &
Michael Lazarus, Senior Scientist for the Climate and Energy Program and US Center Director for the Stockholm Environmental Institute
New tools for economic and financial decision-making on climate change.
Perspectiō supports organizations working to advance positive change and solve complex societal challenges. The efforts that Perspectiō touches cross sectors, disciplines, and geographies. They are often at the forefront of pressing issues that can be local, national, or global in scope, including sustainable development, climate change, and public health. Perspectiō offers services in the areas of strategic planning, evaluation, organizational learning, facilitation, and collaborative process.
More About Anna Williams
Anna Williams is an independent evaluator and facilitator with over 20 years of experience analyzing and solving
complex social challenges. Anna specializes in the linkages between strategy, performance, evaluation, and
organizational learning. She has led, managed, and staffed diverse projects for international development
institutions, philanthropies, government agencies, and civil society organizations. The work she touches aims to
advance solutions to complex global problems such as climate change. Anna has travelled extensively, lived and
worked in the former Soviet Union, and worked with leaders and technical experts from many countries. Anna
holds Master’s degrees in Public Policy and Environmental Management from Duke University and a Bachelor’s
degree in Environmental Studies from Colorado College.
More About Michael Lazarus
Michael leads the Seattle office of SEI-US and became Center Director in January 2015. His current research focuses on energy and climate policy, on carbon markets and offsets, and on state and local energy and climate initiatives in the U.S.
He brings over 20 years of professional experience in energy and environmental analysis and capacity building. He has worked throughout North America, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe with support from government agencies, development banks, foundations, utilities, and non-profit groups