Managing Director, Corporate Engagement
Areas of Expertise
Corporate engagement, sustainability, ESG integration
Mary Wenzel is Managing Director of Corporate Engagement at The Nature Conservancy.
Prior to joining TNC in June, Mary was EVP and head of sustainability and ESG integration at Wells Fargo. She led the development of the company’s climate commitment that set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, including in its financed emissions, by 2050 and deployment of $500 billion in sustainable finance by 2030. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mary worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, managing relationships with tribal nations in the Western U.S., and as a program manager for the Energy STAR and methane reduction programs at the U.S. EPA in Washington, DC. She also has a background in renewable energy issues having served on the boards of Grid Alternatives and the NREL Foundation.
Mary received her master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University.