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Jim Cabot

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Jim leads policy and communications at BEV. He has been working on sustainability and clean technology development for the past 25 years. He spent 12 years at the US EPA, founding a clean technology development center and later became Director of Strategic Planning for EPA New England. He then moved to the private sector running the energy and environment practice for a national public affairs firm where he built one of the nation’s leading clean energy practices focusing on policy and strategic communications. In this role, Jim advised a wide variety of clients ranging from multinational energy companies to venture-backed startups to clean energy advocacy organizations. Jim founded his own advisory firm, Cabot Strategies, in 2015 offering strategic communications services.

Jim serves on the President’s Council for the Woods Hole Research Center and the Global Leadership Council for NRDC. He has a BA from Harvard College and MBA from the Harvard Business School.