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Lindsay Clinton

Senior Vice President, NYC Economic Development Corporation

Lindsay Clinton is a business strategist with over 12 years of international experience in a range of advisory, research and start-up roles at the intersection of business and social change. She is based in New York and is the Senior Vice President of Industry Initiatives at the NYC Economic Development Corporation, overseeing the Smart Cities Portfolio. 

Previously, Lindsay worked with the Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group, a leading impact investing firm focused on entrepreneurship in Asia and Africa. Prior to that, Lindsay spent five years working for the think tank and consulting firm SustainAbility, where she ran the New York office. Her portfolio included finance, technology, pharmaceutical and food companies, including Barclays, BMW, GE, Nestlé, Nike and UBS. 

Lindsay has been published in The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesFast CompanyGOOD Magazine and The Guardian’s sustainable business pages. She teaches a graduate course at Parsons in New York on sustainable business models. 

Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Monday 3 June at 14.30-16.00: The circular economy in cities

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