Nathan Cummins

Global Lead, Renewable Energy Markets at The Nature Conservancy

Nathan Cummins has a diverse range of work experience in the environmental sector. Nathan has held positions at The Nature Conservancy, where they have served as the Global Lead for Renewable Energy Markets since August 2023. Prior to this, they were the Director of Renewable Energy Programs from January 2022 to August 2023, and the Great Plains Renewable Energy Strategy Director from January 2019 to January 2022. Nathan also held various roles at The Nature Conservancy, including Business Council Lead, Senior Policy Associate, Policy Associate, and Government Relations Coordinator.

Before joining The Nature Conservancy, Nathan worked at The White House as part of the Council on Environmental Quality's Public Engagement team from January 2013 to April 2013. Nathan also served as a Field Assistant for Obama for America from August 2012 to November 2012.

Nathan Cummins earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from DePauw University in 2012. Nathan went on to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business from 2015 to 2019.



  • Global Lead, Renewable Energy Markets

    August, 2023 - present

  • Director, Renewable Energy Programs

    January, 2022

  • Great Plains Renewable Energy Strategy Director

    January, 2019

  • Business Council Lead


  • Senior Policy Associate


  • Policy Associate

    April, 2014

  • Government Relations Coordinator

    April, 2013

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