Ken Berlin is the president and CEO of The Climate Reality Project. Mr. Berlin has devoted his career to leadership on environment, energy and climate change issues. A trusted advisor to businesses, non-profits and federal and state governments, Mr. Berlin has been recognized as one of the top climate change attorneys in the world and has extensive expertise on international environmental issues ranging from clean energy to biodiversity.
Most recently, Mr. Berlin chaired the Skadden Arps Environmental and Climate Change practices and served as the Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for the Coalition for Green Capital. He was also a leader in establishing the Climate Speakers Network. In 2012, Mr. Berlin served as Chair of the Obama Energy and Environment Team. Mr. Berlin has served on the boards of several organizations including the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the American Bird Conservancy, the Alliance for Zero Extinction, the Rare Center for Tropical Conservation, the Earth Day Network, and Defenders of Wildlife.
Mr. Berlin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and has a JD from Columbia University School of Law. Ken lives in Bethesda, Maryland with his family.