Interim Director For ClimateTech
Shai is the Interim Director For ClimateTech based in Brooklyn, New York. Shai helps manage the implementation of program growth strategies, including proactively identifying and building relationships with existing and prospective private, nonprofit, and public sector funders. He also supports the company’s global work to build partnerships with climate/cleantech/energy, workforce, entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic development funders.
Shai believes in the importance of engaging critical stakeholders — from government and corporations to start-ups and local communities — to address ever-pressing climate and economic problems. Shai’s professional, educational, and first-hand background in the international development and environmental sectors helps drive his efforts to create a more innovative, equitable, and responsible climate industry.
When Shai isn’t at work, he enjoys being out and about in Brooklyn with his family and dog Layla. He likes to travel and vastly prefers trekking through a remote jungle to relaxing on a beach. He is a sports enthusiast, loves a good documentary, and has an eclectic taste in music from Joni Mitchell to Jay-Z.