Confronting Climate Change: A Sustainable Approach

Confronting Climate Change: A Sustainable Approach

Wayne Leonard

12.8.2009

Wayne Leonard

Wayne Leonard is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy Corporation. He graduated from Ball State University with a degree in accounting and political science, and then attended graduate school at Indiana University. Ball State has since awarded Leonard an Honorary Doctorate of Law Degree and placed him in the Business Hall of Fame. In 2003, he was awarded the Georgetown University Business Leader of the Year and winner of the Institutional Investor Best CEO (for energy/electric utilities) in both 2010 and 2004.

Entergy Corp. CEO Wayne Leonard gives a Clinton School lecture titled, "Confronting Climate Change: A Sustainable Approach," about his views on the policies and practices of tackling the climate crisis in America and across the world. Leonard has served as CEO of Entergy since 1999 and also serves as executive officer of Entergy Louisiana Holdings Inc., Entergy New Orleans Inc., and Entergy Texas, Inc.