Founder and Principal, Niagara Share
in Buffalo, NY
Alexandra McPherson has spent the last twenty years leading innovative environmental initiatives that leverage the collective creativity of communities and industries. Niagara Share builds cross-sectoral partnerships that advance social and environmental entrepreneurship. She co-leads the Collaborative for the Regenerative Economy (CoRE) with the University at Buffalo's Materials Design and Innovation Department and Clean Production Action (CPA). CoRE is investing in new material innovation and clean production solutions for our renewable energy economy. Ms McPherson also leads the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN), an investor collaborative housed at CPA, an organization Ms. McPherson co-founded and led for over a decade. IEHN builds corporate support for green chemistry initiatives in partnership with its membership network of 30 investment organizations managing over $55B in assets. Ms. McPherson holds a degree in Communication from the University at New Hampshire. She is a trustee for the Nichols School (Buffalo, NY) and serves on boards of the Western New York Environmental Alliance and Clean and Healthy New York.