Shannon is the Chief Operating Officer of the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment and a leader of the Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice at McKinsey & Company. She has served state and city governments, non-profits, and public utility clients on energy efficiency strategy and program design, mobility, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and sustainability. Shannon is a co-author on several McKinsey publications focused on energy efficiency and city performance including How to Make a City Great, Mobility at a Tipping Point, An integrated perspective on the future of mobility, and most recently, An integrated perspective on the future of mobility, part 2: Transforming urban delivery. Prior to joining McKinsey, Shannon was a field biologist. She holds a Ph.D. in Conservation Biology from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida, Gainesville.