GIULIO BOCCALETTI, PhD, is a physicist and atmospheric and oceanic scientist. He is the Chief Strategy Officer of The Nature Conservancy. Trained as a scientist, Boccaletti is an expert on environmental and economic sustainability.
Prior to joining the Conservancy, Boccaletti was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he built and ran its water security practice and advised CEOs and government ministers in dozens of countries on the implications of water scarcity for their growth and operations.
For his work on water, in 2014 he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos. Boccaletti started his career as a scientist with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology focused on atmospheric and ocean sciences and climate. He has a master’s in Physics from the Universita degli Studi di Bologna, and master’s and doctorate degrees in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from Princeton University.