This week’s guest is near and dear to my heart.

Claudia McMurray has spent a distinguished career as a lawyer, policymaker and senior diplomat. She currently serves as the President and CEO of Mainstream Green Solutions, LLC, providing strategic advice on sustainability, environmental, energy and natural resource conservation issues. As a consultant and in private law practice her clients have included corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, venture capital firms, and contractors to US government departments and agencies, as well as HRH The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit. In 2006, President George W. Bush appointed Claudia as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment and Science, representing the US government at the minister level on a broad portfolio of issues. 

She also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment AND as Associate Deputy Administrator of the EPA. She also has extensive experience in the United States Senate, which is where I first met her, serving as Counsel to the Committee on Environment and Public Works, as well as to Senators John Warner and Fred Thompson.

She reflects on the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and the international climate negotiation process.

Enjoy the episode!