Members of the Project Team

Jeremy Oppenheim

Jeremy Oppenheim is Programme Director for the New Climate Economy project.  He has taken a sabbatical from his role as a Director of McKinsey & Co to lead this project. 

For the last five years, Jeremy Oppenheim has led McKinsey's Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice. In this role he has worked with a wide range of private, public, and social sector clients in many different countries. He has advised both developed and developing countries on ways in which they can combine robust economic growth with the protection of irreplaceable environmental assets, and has worked with leading corporations across the energy, mining, consumer goods, engineering and finance sectors. He 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 Oppenheim 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).