Sally Ranney has 30 years experience within the private/public sectors in land, water and energy policy; sustainability and biodiversity. She anchors A Matter of Degree and in this capacity has interviewed Ted Turner, Ashok Khosla, Sir Richard Branson, James Cameron, T. Boone Pickens, and Dr. Sylvia Earle. Ranney has moderated panel discussions at the American Renewable Energy Day Summit, Aspen, USA, the World Climate Summit, Cancun, Mexico and the World Green Summit, at Rio+20. She presented a TED talk at TEDx Denver and was a featured speaker at the Biennial of the Americas Summit.
Ranney is Co-Director, International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative (IWECI); President, American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI); President, eraGlobal Alliance; and CEO, Stillwater Preservation, LLC, a wetlands mitigation banking company. A founding Board member of the Grand Canyon Trust, Lighthawk, American Wildlands, Ranney serves as an advisor to the Sonoran Jaguar Project (Mexico), and Round Rock Partners, LLC. Ranney attended the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies for her doctoral work.