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Frances Beinecke

Senior advisor, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Frances Beinecke is the immediate past president and senior fellow of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a leading environmental nonprofit organization supported by 1.3 million members and activists. A senior advisor to NRDC’s India Program, Ms. Beinecke served on the Ananta Centre and Aspen Institute U.S.‭-‭India Track II Dialogue on Climate Change and Energy, and was a ‬‬featured speaker during the Clean Energy Ministerial in New Delhi and the Delhi Sustainable Energy Summit. She also chaired‭ ‬several sessions during the historic Paris Climate Summit and the Yale‭-‭TERI U.S.‬-‬India Energy Summits in ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬Washington, D.C.‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬