Dawn James

Dawn James

Greentown Labs Board Member

Managing Director, ESG Strategy Sustainability & Digital Transformation, Deloitte

Dawn is a managing director leading ESG Strategy, Sustainability & Digital Transformation within Deloitte’s US Consulting practice. Dawn helps organizations harness innovation and digital transformation technology to create a more resilient and sustainable enterprise that is ready to meet the changing dynamics of the energy landscape.

Dawn has over 23 years of industry experience as a geoscientist and systems leader. She is a certified naturalist, formerly serving as the Americas Energy Lead at Microsoft and a Research Hydrogeologist with the U.S. Department of the Interior (USGS). Dawn’s expertise not only includes results-driven leadership and ecosystem innovation but also articulates value at the convergence of industry and technology.

Dawn holds an MSc in geoscience from Cal State University and a professional certification in big data and predictive analytics from MIT. She is a distinguished speaker on “The Business of Sustainability” at the Nazarian School for Business & Economics (CSUN), and an advisory board member at the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD). She has been recognized as a DEI Champion (2021) by the National Diversity Council. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys playing the violin and spending time with her daughters.