President and CEO, World Environment Center
Mr. Glenn Prickett is President and CEO of World Environment Center, a global, independent organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of its member companies, in partnership with governments and civil society. He is also Founder and Principal of Rock Creek Strategies, LLC, a strategic advisory firm that helps companies, investors, and organizations incorporate the value of nature into economic development.
From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Prickett served as Chief External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy (TNC). As a member of TNC’s executive team, he oversaw public policy and government relations, corporate engagements and sustainability efforts, and relationships with other leading organizations.
Prior to TNC, Mr. Prickett spent 14 years at Conservation International, where he led efforts to engage the private and public sectors in conservation and sustainability. He founded CI’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business to engage the private sector in solving environmental challenges. He also led CI’s policy and climate change initiatives. In 2009, he served as a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation to help shape an effective global response to climate change.
Mr. Prickett served in the Clinton Administration as Chief Environmental Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he oversaw environmental and energy assistance to developing nations. He began his career as a policy advocate with the international program of the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, DC.
Mr. Prickett graduated from Yale University in 1988 with degrees in economics and political science. He lives in Great Falls, Virginia with his wife and two sons. Aside from his family, conservation, and the outdoors, his other passion is music. He performs with The Oxymorons, a blues, rock, and funk band in Washington, DC.