Executive Director of Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity at SMU and
Co-Founder, Inclusive Economy Consortium
Hunt Institute Fellow and Co-Founder, Inclusive Economy Consortium
Eva Csaky, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity at SMU and the co-founder of the Inclusive Economy Consortium. Her work leverages transformational technologies, innovative financial mechanisms, and social entrepreneurial approaches for climate-smart and inclusive economic development. Previously Dr. Csaky worked for 18 years for IFC, the largest global development institution focused on the private sector, and has served as an advisor to the G20, OECD, UN agencies, and various US organizations. She has an MS in Finance from George Washington University and a PhD in Public Policy with a specialization in Globalization & Development from Duke University.
Anna Clark is an author and a senior strategist in integrated marketing communication and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). A fellow and Expert in Residence of the Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity and the co-founder of the Inclusive Economy Consortium, she was a key organizer of the 2015 Institute’s Climate Extremes conference, at the time the largest climate event ever held in Dallas. She began her consulting career with PwC and IBM, and in 2005, she founded EarthPeople Media, a sustainability communication consultancy. Since that time, she has worked with clients from cleantech startups and universities to Fortune 500s and the World Bank, creating strategies and content to support organizations in ESG communication. She holds a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Communication from Johns Hopkins University. A recipient of the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award in 2016, she also serves on the boards of several nonprofits. She lives with her family in one of the first homes in Dallas to earn a Platinum LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.