VETERAN METEOROLOGIST & CLIMATE ACTIVIST
Paul Douglas is Penn State meteorologist with over 45 years of television and radio experience. A serial entrepreneur, Douglas is Founder and Chief Meteorologist at Praedictix, providing weather services, consulting and briefings for media and corporate interests. Developers and engineers create unique streams of weather data, imagery and API’s for corporations via AerisWeather. The latest science and models are leveraged to provide insight for corporations factoring climate trends into investment, resilience and sustainability via ClimaTrends. Douglas is a member of the Climate Science Rapid Response Team. In 2017 he co-authored a book on climate, focused on matters of faith and science: “Caring for Creation, the Evangelical’s Guide to Climate Change and a Healthy Environment”. Featured in NOVA’s “Decoding the Weather Machine”, Douglas has spent the last 25 years connecting the dots between climate volatility and weather disruption. Today ClimaTrends provides company-specific climate scenario analysis and TCFD financial risk disclosures for businesses determined to stay ahead of a rapidly changing climate.
METEOROLOGIST & CLIMATE CONSULTANT
Susie Martin has worked with Paul Douglas for over a decade as a meteorologist and general manager. Susie has trained as a forensic weather consultant and continues to serve as the lead consulting meteorologist at Praedictix. Susie has served as a weather expert for dozens cases across the country over the last 5 years writing forensic weather analyses and presenting her work in court. Her expertise in reporting and analysis allows her to construct in-depth research on the impact of climate change on businesses and presents it in a way that is digestible and relevant.
Susie grew up in Costa Rica and is bilingual (English/Spanish). She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami (2005) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology & Mathematics. She is currently a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and is on the CBM reviewing panel for the American Meteorological Society. Susie is currently working on completing the American Meteorological Society’s Certified Consulting Meteorologist program.
SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANT & PRINCIPAL
Josh Prigge is a sustainability consultant, college professor, published author, and public speaker with nearly a decade of experience managing sustainability programs and initiatives for large organizations. In 2017 and 2019, Josh was recognized as a top environmental leader in the business sector receiving the Environmental Leader 50 award and Environment and Energy Leader 100 award respectively.
Josh’s work has been featured in publications such as Forbes.com, The Guardian, The Huffington Post and Triple Pundit, and Josh has presented at numerous sustainability conferences and events around the world including:
United Nations COP21 Paris Climate Conference
Sustainable Brands Conference
Environmental Leader Conference
U.S. Zero Waste Business Council Conference
B Corp Champions Retreat
Climate Leadership Conference
Josh holds a Master of Arts in Global Leadership and Sustainable Development, an MBA, accreditation as a TRUE Zero Waste Advisor, LEED Green Associate and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) certified training.