Stephen Kretzmann

Executive Director and Founder, Oil Change International

Stephen Kretzmann founded Oil Change International in 2005 in order to conduct research, education, and organizing to hasten the transition to clean energy, and to strive for a Separation of Oil and State. Since 1990, he has worked with communities, public and private financial institutions, corporations, and organizations around the world concerned with the environmental, social, and economic impacts of the fossil fuel industry. Mr. Kretzmann has testified before U.S. Congress, authored numerous articles and reports, and is a regular media commentator on issues of corporate accountability, climate change, the global fossil fuel industry, and environmental and human rights.