Janet Peace

Janet Peace
Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Janet Peace is the Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and part of its executive management team. She manages much of the center’s domestic policy work, its work on climate resilience and its engagement with the business community, including its Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest U.S.-based association of companies devoted to climate-related policy and corporate strategies.

Dr. Peace brings more than 25 years and a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at C2ES. Prior to C2ES, Dr. Peace worked on climate policy in Alberta and taught environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Calgary. She also worked as a resource specialist with the U.S. General Accounting Office and as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.

As a recognized expert on climate policy, she is a member of the Program Advisory Board for American University’s Center for Environmental Policy and Arizona State University’s Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network Advisory Committee. She is also an advisor to the World Bank’s High Level Panel on Carbon Pricing Competitiveness, part of the selection committee for the Geneva Climate Prize, an advisor to the Carbon XPrize, and a past member of the review team for the Fourth National Climate Assessment, National Research Council’s Roundtable on Climate Change Education and the Council of Canadian Academies on oil sands environmental technologies.

She holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in economics and an undergraduate degree in geology.