Lewis E. Gilbert

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"Lewis E. Gilbert is managing director and chief operating officer with the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. As managing director, he is responsible for inspiring collaboration among existing IonE programs and creating new endeavors that advance the Institute's mission. As COO he oversees the operational aspects of IonE's facilitator role across the whole of the University of Minnesota. He joined IonE late in 2011. Gilbert's career as an academic entrepreneur has focused on the design, implementation and management of complex interdisciplinary activities in large research universities. He was a key architect in the creation of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a central figure in the revitalization of the Nelson Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among the major activities he has worked on are: creation of the International Research Institute for climate prediction, integration of CIESIN into the Earth Institute, creation of the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts, and evolution of the Wildlife Data Integration Network. He has also served as a consultant to Arizona State University, CINCS LLC and the Twycross Zoo."[1]


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  1. Natural Capital Project Board, organizational web page, accessed November 28, 2014.