Lisa Veliz Waweru

Lisa  Veliz Waweru
Manager, ESG and Decarbonization, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Yale School of Management, MBA, 2017 Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2017
Women in Climate Tech CBEY Alumni Visiting Experts & Mentors - 2021-2022 cohort

Lisa Veliz Waweru is a member of Deloitte’s Sustainability and ESG Services team and assists clients with a broad range of sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) topics including corporate sustainability and ESG strategy, decarbonization solutions, climate-related financial risk assessments, TCFD alignment, and reporting, and stakeholder engagement. She has over 11 years of experience spanning STEM/sustainability education, utilities/energy, and B2B SaaS products for financial services. She has been focused for the past few years on quantifying the financial impact of climate change on corporate operations and their supply chains.  

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Master of Environmental Management and an MBA from Yale. She holds a Certificate from the Global Association of Risk Professionals on Sustainability and Climate Risk and she is the Co-Founder and Steering Committee Chair of Women in Climate Tech.

Authored Articles

Incentives Prime the Pump for the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) will tap financial resources to help prepare markets for the (CPP) in the United States. This two-year voluntary matching fund program will incentivize solar and wind energy in any states that opt into it. It also offers extra leverage for energy...

A Hands-On Workshop on Energy Efficiency Financing Program Design

What does an effective energy efficiency financing program look like? On May 31 in San Francisco, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) convened 23 representatives from across the country in a workshop led by Cadmus Group. They explored current challenges facing program designers.