Don Bain is a climate engineer and expert on climate change, adaptation and sea level rise. Dedicated to building a bright future in a dramatically changing climate, he is a highly accomplished business executive and management consultant. He created the one-line curriculum for Sea Level Rise Planning: Technical Principles & Practice.
Don has extensive experience in industry. He has managed 100s of projects and portfolios of projects, delivering strong business cases and investment performance. His hands-on experience includes project work in 21 countries. As a consulting partner at Ernst & Young, he advised Fortune 500 executives on operations and major capital and infrastructure investment decisions. He has international executive experience, has led technology and professional services companies in the U.S. and Europe, and was a board member at Robin Hood Ventures.
Don Bain’s distinctive competency is the ability to quantify the performance outcome of complex projects, while planning, organizing and costing-out the resources needed to accomplish them. He is adept at optimizing a portfolio of projects to achieve a set of goals in light of ever-present constraints (resources, science, legal and financial).
Don is an expert in rigorous greenhouse gas accounting and management methods and GHG reporting software. He contributed to the recent GHG Protocol value chain GHG accounting and reporting standard. Don is an expert on the implications of sea level rise and is currently advising a number of municipalities on adaptation and risk management.
Don is a licensed professional engineer.
Monday, July 30
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM