Jeremy Oppenheim is Chair of the New Climate Economy Steering Group and former Programme Director. He is currently a full-time partner at SystemIQ.
Until April 2016, Jeremy led McKinsey's Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice. In this role he worked with a wide range of private, public, and social sector clients in many different countries. He advised both developed and developing countries on ways in which they can combine robust economic growth with the protection of irreplaceable environmental assets, and worked with leading corporations across the energy, mining, consumer goods, engineering and finance sectors. Jeremy has also served many of the world's public international institutions, with a focus on their sustainable development and resource productivity strategies.
Prior to joining McKinsey in 1993, Jeremy was a senior economist at the World Bank, where he specialized in industrial restructuring and technology development. He is a regular speaker at global resource productivity and sustainability events, and is lead author of Resource Revolution: Meeting the World's Energy, Materials, Food and Water Needs (MGI, 2011).