Existential Change Strategist and Founder
Renée Lertzman PhD is a psychological strategist and advisor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She works with leaders and organizations who seek to scale impactful engagement across stakeholders, consumers and employees on ESG, climate and ecology. Her speciality is helping high impact teams and leaders evolve from cheerleaders and educators into ‘guides” drawing on decades of experience, sustainability and psychological training. Clients include Google, VMware, IKEA, PBS, Vattenfall, Unity, and numerous start-ups and philanthropic organizations. She has a MA from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and a PhD in Social Sciences from Cardiff University. She is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at institutions around the world, and has been featured at Stanford University, Yale University, Columbia University, Oxford University, Climate-KIC, TED, and numerous industry and public events. She is currently working on a trade publication about applying the psychology of climate and ecological threats to our business and personal practices.