Ross MacFarlane

Former Head, Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest at Climate Solutions

Ross MacFarlane

Ross MacFarlane

Former Head, Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest at Climate Solutions

Biography

Ross brings more than 30 years of experience working on public policy and environmental issues. He was a partner at Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates) where he managed the environmental law practice and represented a wide range of public and private clients. Ross managed Climate Solutions’ Business Partnership Program until spring 2016, helping to build support in the region’s corporate community for strong climate and energy policy and private investment in solutions. Ross also led Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest, the first stakeholder roadmap for cleaner fuels to power the next generation of flight. Ross was selected by business and community leaders as a "Pivotal Leader," which recognizes individuals who have the skills and experience to drive the region’s clean energy economy. A Northwest native, Ross is a graduate of Pomona College and the University of Washington School of Law.

Ross brings more than 30 years of experience working on public policy and environmental issues. He was a partner at Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates) where he managed the environmental law practice and represented a wide range of public and private clients. He was recognized as a “Superlawyer” in the areas of Environmental, Transportation and Public law. He also served on the management team for an agency working to build urban mass transit. A Northwest native, Ross is a graduate of Pomona College and University of Washington School of Law. He is passionate about climbing, hiking, skiing, and anything outdoors.

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President at Climate Solutions

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Executive Director at Climate Solutions

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Director, San Diego Chapter at Sierra Club

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Director of Communications at Sierra Club

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Director at Sierra Club

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Executive Director at Sierra Club

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Deputy Executive Director at Sierra Club

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Chief Financial Officer at Sierra Club

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Chief Climate Counsel at Sierra Club

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Chief Operating Officer at Sierra Club

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Ross MacFarlane
Former Head, Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest at Climate Solutions
Education
Graduate

Pomona College offers curriculum in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. It was founded in 1887 and it is headquartered in Claremont, CA

Graduate

The University of Washington School of Law aspires to be the best public law school in the nation and one of the world’s most respected centers for interdisciplinary legal studies.

Career History
Partner
Prior

Preston Gates provides clients with legal counsel and representation in handling business transactions, litigation, intellectual property and technology matters, as well as governmental, regulatory and public policy work. The company was founded in 1883.

Head, Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest
Prior

Climate Solutions works to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment and bridging divides.

Boards & Committees
Secretary, Board of Directors
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. They amplify the power of their 3.5+ million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Climate Solutions works to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment and bridging divides.

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