Vardis Proud To Support Climate Impact Partners in Appointing Sheri Hickok as Chief Executive Officer
Sheri Hickok joins Climate Impact Partners as CEO, staring in early 2023.
Sheri succeeds Vaughan Lindsay who led the organization for the past four years and guided it through the merger of Natural Capital Partners and ClimateCare, arranged by Averna Capital. Sheri joins the business from GE Renewable Energy where she most recently served as VP and CEO of the international onshore wind business.
At GE Renewable Energy, Sheri was responsible for the future growth and implementation of GE Onshore wind turbines across APAC, MENAT, LATAM, EU and SSA. Throughout her 27-year career, she has focused on developing and scaling industry-leading products that support a net zero economy. She has held various leadership positions with GE Renewable Energy and General Motors ranging from Engineering, Supply Chain, Product Management, and P&L leadership. She brings with her a strong focus on customers, leadership, and sustainable, profitable growth. Sheri is also a member of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, is a three-time DAVOS Panelist on Urban Mobility, The Future of Production, and Women in Tech, and has been recognized for her leadership and impact with numerous awards and accolades across her career.
“I am delighted to join a company with such amazing impact where I can apply years of operational leadership to help take us to the next level. I have spent my career driving outcomes in the fast-changing automotive and energy industries, transforming to meet the needs of the greener future we all need. I have countless examples of witnessing the extraordinary results of talented people working together towards high-impact goals and the motivation it brings,” said Sheri Hickok. “Climate Impact Partners is committed to harnessing the power of private sector finance to deliver immediate results through the growing voluntary carbon market and our partnerships with clients, projects, governments and industry peers. Our high impact projects reduce and remove carbon emissions, while also improving health and livelihoods and restoring and conserving biodiversity. I’m very excited to get to work and look forward to spearheading this next stage of our critical strategic growth.”
Climate Impact Partners is a leader in developing and delivering high-quality, high-impact carbon market solutions for climate action.For more than 20 years, the company, which is committed to delivering 1 billion tonnes of CO2 reductions by 2030, has worked with climate-leading businesses to support more than 600 carbon removal and reduction projects in 56 countries.
With a focus on helping to transform the global economy, improve health and livelihoods, and restore a thriving planet, Climate Impact Partners develops and delivers the highest quality carbon-financed projects. It creates and manages carbon credit and energy attribute certificate portfolios that enable its clients to offset emissions they can’t yet reduce, put a price on carbon to incentivise change, and meet ambitious climate goals. Climate Impact Partners builds on the expertise, integrity, and innovation of two companies that have led the voluntary carbon market – Natural Capital Partners and ClimateCare.