Jackie Roberts has unique and valuable sustainability expertise across private equity, business, government and non-profit sectors over more than two decades of executive leadership. She presently leads the Carlyle Group’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts, advancing best practices in global sustainability over the firm’s multi-billion-dollar portfolio of companies. Prior to joining Carlyle, Jackie served in increasingly senior positions over almost twenty years at the Environmental Defense Fund, including as Senior Director in the Climate and Energy Program, Director of Sustainable Technologies and Director of Corporate Partners Program. She launched her distinguished career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as an Engineer and Superfund Project Manager. She has an MES from the Yale School of Forestry, an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Yale University.