AMY LUERS is Executive Director of Future Earth, an international research and innovation network for global sustainability. She is also director for the Sustainability in the Digital Age center. Luers is an experienced executive working with complex global organizations and managing cross-functional teams. She holds a Ph.D. in environmental science from Stanford University and a M.A. in international policy studies.

Luers worked as a former advisor on climate and resilience at the White House under Barack Obama. Before that she was based at the Skoll Global Threats Fund as Climate Director as well as Sr Environment Program Manager at Google.