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Andrew Steer

Andrew Steer is the President and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bezos Earth Fund, which is a $10 billion fund that will address climate, nature, and environmental justice.

Andrew Steer is the President and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bezos Earth Fund, which is a $10 billion fund that will address climate, nature, and environmental justice. Prior to the Earth Fund, Steer served as the President and the CEO of the World Resources Institute (WRI) for almost 9 years. During Steer’s tenure, WRI greatly increased its reach, influence, and impact, establishing new international offices and launching more than two dozen high-impact initiatives. Steer joined WRI from the World Bank, where he served as the Special Envoy for Climate Change from 2010–2012. From 2007–2010, he served as the Director General at the UK Department of International Development. This followed 10 years in East Asia, where he was the Head of the World Bank in Vietnam and Indonesia. Steer is a Global Agenda Trustee for the World Economic Forum, a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), and the Co-Chair of the Green Belt and Road Initiative.