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Katie Hill

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Katie Hill leads renewable energy and climate change work at Apple Inc, and is currently launching an ambitious program to convert Apple’s product manufacturing worldwide to renewable energy.  She spends much of her time building solar and wind farms in China.  Katie received her MBA from Stanford University, as well as an MS in Environmental Engineering.  Katie’s career has focused on energy infrastructure and natural resources in emerging markets. Having spent six years living in Asia and Africa (India, China, Nepal, Uganda, Botswana), Katie has acquired a deep understanding of these markets. 

Katie spent her early career at Acumen Fund.  She moved to India to launch Acumen’s energy work.  As the Energy Portfolio Manager, Katie evaluated more than 300 clean technology businesses and managed $4 million in investments in solar, biomass, and small hydro power, as well as efficient agriculture.

Katie is a TED Fellow and a member of the World Resources Institute’s (WRI’s) New Innovators Council.  She has also worked for McKinsey & Company, Generation Investments, Dalberg Advisors and the China Greentech Initiative.