Helen Mountford is the president and CEO of ClimateWorks Foundation. She brings over 25 years of global experience at the intersection of environmental action, economic development, and climate policy to her role. Before joining ClimateWorks, Helen was the vice president of climate and economics at World Resources Institute where she led global teams to advance policies and economic approaches to successfully address climate change. She also was program director for the New Climate Economy project, a flagship initiative of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. Prior to joining WRI, Helen was deputy director of environment for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), where she advised governments on policy reforms and oversaw work on green fiscal reform.