ESG & Energy Expert
- Bozeman, Montana, US
- 10+ years board-level experience
- Clean Technology, Carbon Reduction, Renewable Energy
Britt Ide is an experienced public and private company director who brings strategic focus, governance excellence, and an ability to connect people and ideas across disciplines to innovate. Britt serves on the Board of Directors and the Human Resources and Governance Committees of NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE), a gas and electric utility (formerly served on Audit and Operations committees). She serves on the Board of Directors of Cleantech Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq CLAQ) where she is active in review of potential target acquisition companies. Britt also serves on the board of ATLIS Motor Vehicles, a battery and EV work truck startup and on the Advisory Board of 3Degrees, a Bay Area based BCorp that helps businesses (including Duke Energy, Lyft and Microsoft) meet their climate goals. Britt has almost 30 years of experience as an engineer, lawyer and business leader (CEO, CSO, CLO).
Britt’s board service has led to successful business growth, innovative design thinking approaches, international expansion, and thoughtful ESG reporting and engagement. As CEO of Ide Energy & Strategy, Britt consults on energy, sustainability, and ESG. Britt serves as a Clean Energy Board Member for a US Department of Energy/MIT/Stanford collaboration. She served on the International Advisory Board of Reactive Technologies Limited, a UK-based tech company and as the independent Chair of the Board of PCS Edventures (OTC: PCSV), that sells experiential STEM education tools.
Britt has deep experience working as a leader and a board director on numerous energy, environmental, climate, and transportation issues. Her broad network is especially deep in the cleantech and climate/ESG finance spaces.
Britt holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.S. in Environmental Engineering, and a Juris Doctor. She is an experienced facilitator of solutions and has a Harvard Certificate in Mediation. Her board colleagues value Britt’s integrity, outstanding communication, and consensus-building skills.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Growth Strategy
- Corporate Governance
- Diversity & Inclusion