Dymphna van der Lans
Senior Director, Corporate Engagement
World Wildlife Fund
Dymphna van der Lans is World Wildlife Fund’s Senior Director for International Corporate Engagement. Dymphna joined WWF from the Clinton Foundation in New York, where she served as the CEO of the Clinton Climate Initiative, leading the climate and energy related programs for President Bill Clinton. Prior to the Clinton Foundation, Dymphna served as the senior director for public policy programs at the German Marshall Fund of the United States in D.C., where she was responsible for the strategic direction of the Energy & Society Program, Economic Policy Program, Immigration & Integration Program and Urban and Regional Policy Program. Before GMF, Dymphna was director of global renewables, infrastructure and energy efficiency at a specialist investment banking firm in London. She worked for seven years at BP where her last appointment was as BP Alternative Energy’s director of distributed energy markets.