Anastasia O'Rourke

Managing Director, Yale Carbon Containment Lab

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Tel: 203-436-4822

Office
Room 31
Sage Hall
205 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT

Education

PhD, Yale University
MSc, Lund University, Sweden
BA, (Hons 1st Class), Sydney University, Australia

 

About

Anastasia O’Rourke serves as a Managing Director at the Carbon Containment Lab. She has over 18 years experience in the environmental sustainability field, as a consultant, entrepreneur, and researcher. She has subject matter expertise in standards and certification systems, cleantech innovations, and sustainable and green purchasing. Prior to joining the CC Lab, Anastasia was a Senior Technical Consultant with Industrial Economics, where she led a sustainability consulting practice working with federal and state governments, large companies, NGOs, and International organizations on program design, management and evaluation.  She also co-founded Big Room Inc, developers of the .ECO top level domain and the Ecolabel Index website. She was a founding Board member of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), a US based 501c3 non-profit.



Anastasia holds a Ph.D. from Yale University with a dissertation focused on cleantech venture capital, a M.Sc. in industrial environmental management and policy from Lund University, Sweden, and a B.A. with first class honors from Sydney University, Australia, for which she was awarded the University Medal.