Bethany Gorham joined IPI in 2022 as Head of ESG. Bethany has over 10 years of experience as a sustainability analyst, investor, and advocate with prior roles across private equity, government research, and non-profit sectors. Before joining IPI, she was a Senior Vice President at Orion Energy Partners where she oversaw Investor Development, Engagement, and Accountability. Additionally, she led Orion’s Responsible Investment practice and served on the firm’s ESG Committee. Before Orion, she was a Vice President at Energy Impact Partners, where she established and led the firm’s ESG and Impact measurement programs supporting its North America, Europe, Credit, and Infrastructure platforms. She also served as a Senior Product Manager at S&P Global, responsible for renewable energy and ESG business segments within the Market Intelligence Division. Bethany started her career as an analyst for National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) spearheading the U.S. Department of Energy’s first ever technical study on data center sustainability and green power procurement within the ICT industry.
Bethany earned a Masters in Environmental Management & Sustainability (ALM) from Harvard University and a BBA in Finance and Marketing from Texas Christian University.