Maura McKnight is the Executive Director of the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3) – a membership-driven nonprofit organization of corporate sustainability leaders implementing and championing tangible climate action in the San Francisco Bay Area. As an action-oriented leader, she has spent 18 years working at the intersection of climate, energy, technology, conservation, business development and social impact. Prior to joining BC3, Maura worked for 8 years leading Corporate Partnerships for GRID Alternatives – the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer. Early in her career Maura worked as a wildife biologist for the National Park Service. She holds a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Conservation and Resource Studies and an M.S. in Wildlife Biology from Humboldt State.