Randall Kempner is Senior Advisor to the Energy and Environment Program at the Aspen Institute, a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. There, he is focused on climate-smart finance issues, including investment, philanthropy, and international development funding. He recently served as the CEO of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, a Texas-based grantmaking foundation that seeks innovative, sustainable solutions for environmental problems. For the previous eleven years, Randall worked as a VP of the Aspen Institute and the founding executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of nearly 300 organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
Randall graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MBA and a Master of Public Affairs. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Government from Harvard College.