Head of International Business Development, Climate Compass, LLC

Participating session
Topic: Reduction of methane and CO2 emissions in hydrocarbon production and alternative energy sources

Sandillo Banerjee joined Climate Compass as Head of International Business Development in September 2022, after having served for over two decades as a career diplomat promoting international trade and investment at U.S. Embassies across four continents. His diplomatic assignments included Nigeria, Russia, Portugal, Mexico, India, and Sweden; he finished his career as Acting U.S. Ambassador to Sweden in the summer of 2021. Prior to joining the Foreign Service as a Commercial Officer, Mr.Banerjee worked as a Program Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, D.C., and Pretoria, South Africa. He also worked for three years as a Project Officer for the Environmental Protection Agency and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa, focused on agroforestry programs. Prior to that, he worked as a Strategic Business Consultant for Andersen Consulting, based in Washington D.C. He received an Executive Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy Systems in 2009 from MIT’s international post-graduate program in Portugal and holds a Master’s Degree in International Sustainable Development from The American University.