meet our team

Our leaders have deep experience in climate issues, syndicated research, and technology. We’ve founded and built businesses that create value for our customers, employees, and investors. And we’re committed to being catalysts and driving climate action in partnership with businesses globally.

“Our people are what make the Climate Board such a powerful force for accelerating climate change solutions within the business community.” Michael Van Vleck, CEO

Michael Barbera

Chief Financial Officer

Michael is an experienced financial leader with expertise in private transactions, corporate strategy, and sustainability.


Rob Griffen

Co-Founder, Executive Chairman

Rob served as a cleantech advisor to an investment bank and as head of antitrust and strategic projects for Verizon Communications.


Nancy Michael

Chief Product Officer

Nancy is a seasoned strategy and product leader with 25 years of success in building businesses and driving growth, most recently at Moody’s Analytics.


Dan Moffa

Head of Sales

Dan has 17 years of experience in sales and marketing, most recently with Gartner, where he advised executive teams in sales, marketing, and customer experience.


Ben Umansky

Head of Research

Ben advised health care leaders on strategy and operations at Advisory Board. He also worked at the International Monetary Fund and the Congressional Budget Office.


Michael Van Vleck

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Michael has 25 years of experience in private equity, project development/finance and general management in the renewable energy and clean tech sectors.

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