U.S. Launch Hosted
By Mary Nichols

Mary Nichols

Mary Nichols

This launch of the Hawthorn Club was hosted by Ms. Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board, January 28, 2015 at the Sutter Club in Sacramento, California. In 2013 Ms. Nichols was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and, in addition to her work at the Air Board; she has served as Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Bill Clinton, and Secretary of California’s Natural Resources Agency.

On the evening women also heard from Ms. Jill Duggan who is a former Director of Policy for Doosan Babcock and Doosan Power Systems, and remains their Senior Advisor on Policy and their Special Representative. She is currently a Board member of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association and the European Power Plant Suppliers Association.