Bonnie Norman, LEED AP, is President of E3 International (E3I)—providing sustainable energy and infrastructure project development, finance, and advisory services to enterprises, governments, financial institutions, NGOs, and donors–with a focus on developing and transition countries. With over 800 completed projects (totaling over $1B) on three continents, E3I’s mission is to scale up investment in climate-smart energy and resilient infrastructure solutions–including natural capital solutions–creating energy, economic, and environmental benefits to support a future where all can thrive.
An international speaker on green banks and blended finance facilities as vehicles to accelerate clean energy investment and positive sustainable development impacts, Ms. Norman serves as Chair of the board of the Montgomery County Green Bank–the United States’ first county-level green bank, on the Advisory Group to the Washington, D.C. Green Finance Authority, and as an advisor to governments launching entities to catalyze green investment.
Having co-founded the Child Health Advocacy Institute in 2006, she was engaged as Board Officer of Children’s National Health System from 2006-2018, and currently is on the board of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters. Formerly an international corporate real estate services executive with JLL and a marketing executive with IBM, Ms. Norman received her MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business and her BA from Harvard College. She is a mother of young adult triplets, certified scuba diver, regenerative organic farmer, and protector of wildlife and wild places.