Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, UNH & Director, Sustainability Institute
Dr. Fiona Wilson is the Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer for the University of New Hampshire (UNH), the state's flagship public university, a land, sea and space grant institution, a recognized national leader in sustainability. She is also Director of UNH's Sustainability Institute. Fiona was previously a founder and Executive Director of UNH’s Changemaker Collaborative, the Institute's partnership with Paul College and the Carsey School, which offers sustainability-related high-impact programs steeped in real-world experiential learning, with a mission to inspire, train and support the next generation of leaders with the confidence and competence to drive sustainable change in their careers. She was also a member of UNH’s Paul College’s faculty for eight years where her teaching and research focused on how innovative responsible business approaches can help tackle the world’s sustainability challenges. Earlier, Fiona spent almost on the decade at the Simmons College School of Management. Prior to her academic career, Fiona spent fifteen years in the business world, including as VP of Marketing for CMGI, an internet investment and operating company, and in various roles at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in both London and Barcelona. Fiona is on the board of Revision Energy, the largest renewable energy company in New England, and an employee-owned certified B Corp. Previously she served on non-profit boards, including as President and a trustee of the Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment, and a member of the board of trustees of Meridian Stories.