Pete Ogden

Pete Ogden

UN Foundation
Vice President, Energy, Climate and Environment

Biography

Pete Ogden is the new Vice President for Energy, Climate and the Environment serves as chief strategist for the Foundation’s work with the United Nations and its partners in the business, faith-based, civil society, and philanthropic communities to combat climate change, promote sustainable energy solutions, and advance critical environmental priorities. Ogden has built an exceptional reputation on these issues, having most recently served as Senior Fellow for International Energy and Climate Policy at the Center for American Progress, and Senior Advisor and Fellow at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. Before his work with the University of Chicago and Center for American Progress, Ogden served in the U.S. Government in various roles, including in the White House as Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change on the Domestic Policy Council and as Director for International Climate Change and Environmental Policy on the National Security Council. Ogden also served in the U.S. Department of State as Chief of Staff to the Special Envoy for Climate Change.