Peter Boyd is a Lecturer at Yale School of the Environment and Resident Fellow at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Outside Yale, he is Founder & CEO of Time4Good, helping Leaders and their teams in a variety of sectors, build purpose-driven paths to maximum positive impact. He is passionate about ‘Connected Leadership’ and system change to a ‘Net-Zero’ world; from teaching, writing and speaking, to coaching leaders and directly helping organizations that are accelerating the transition (including a new, free, self-paced course on Coursera). He serves on the UN’s Race To Zero Expert Peer Review Group; is a senior advisor to the US Dept of Energy’s Loan Program Office; and Chair of ‘Sustainable Westport’ in his hometown in Connecticut.
For over twenty years he has worked on, led, advised, and coached high-growth organizations on leadership, strategy, time maximization, team alignment and entrepreneurial opportunity. He was Launch Director and COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room; served as Chair of The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change; and led The B Team’s ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ initiative focused on business encouragement of an ambitious Paris Agreement at COP21. The Charity & Government experience followed twelve years at the Virgin Group (including CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa), and his first job with McKinsey & Co.