Board of Directors

Charlotte Pera

Charlotte Pera has worked for more than 30 years in clean energy, climate change, and philanthropy. She most recently served as Vice President and Deputy CEO at the Bezos Earth Fund, a philanthropic organization created by Jeff Bezos that is spending $10 billion this decade to address climate change and protect and restore nature. Before joining the Earth Fund, Charlotte served for nearly nine years as President & CEO of the ClimateWorks Foundation, a leading philanthropic organization that works globally to advance climate solutions through intelligence services, convening, and grantmaking.

Charlotte previously held leadership roles with the Energy Foundation where she worked in the US and China to expand use of clean energy and energy efficiency. She began her career focused on advanced vehicles and fuels at engineering consulting firm Acurex. Charlotte serves on the advisory board of the 100X Impact Accelerator at the London School of Economics and sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Philanthropy for Climate and Nature. She is a Senior Fellow at the Bezos Earth Fund and a Senior Fellow with the Mission Possible Partnership. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.