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Nancy Gillis

Nancy Gillis

Chair, First Movers Coalition
Nancy Gillis is the Programme Head of the First Movers Coalition at the World Economic Forum focused on leveraging private sector purchasing power to draw forward the innovative technologies necessary to achieve transformative decarbonization of current hard-to-abate sectors. Prior to joining the Forum, Nancy was the CEO of the Global Electronics Council (GEC) and before that she served as the Global Lead for Resilient and Responsible Supply Chains at EY. During the Obama Administration, Nancy was the Director of the Federal Supply Chain Office at the General Services Administration (GSA), the public procurement agency for the US government, where she was responsible for the inclusion of sustainability criteria in approximately $45 Billion of procurements. Nancy received her graduate degree in Information Technology from Georgetown University.