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Nancy Gillis


Nancy has more than 20 years’ experience leveraging sustainability to increase competitiveness, reduce risk and foster innovation in both public and private sector organizations. Prior to joining GEC, Nancy was a senior executive with Ernst & Young (EY), based in Washington, D.C. At EY, she managed client engagements related to supply chain resiliency and sustainable procurement for Fortune 100 companies in numerous sectors. She also launched EY’s Resilient and Responsible Supply Chains suite of services and served as the Global Lead.

Nancy joined EY from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Federal Government’s procurement agency that oversees approximately $500 billion of annual public procurement spending. At GSA, she served as the Director of the Federal Supply Chain office, responsible for developing sustainability-related supplier evaluation criteria, and as chair of a cross-governmental working group, seeking to expand the use of sustainability standards and certifications in federal procurements.

Nancy has worked and traveled extensively in Africa, Europe and Central and South America. She obtained her graduate degree in Communications Technology from Georgetown University and her undergraduate degree in Government & Politics from George Mason University.


Monday, May 23, 2016
Green Electronics Council’s 2016 EPEAT Awards Reception & Ceremony
Atrium and Auditorium
6:15 PM  -  7:15 PM
Thursday, May 26, 2016
18. What’s the Future of IT/Electronics Sustainability Standards?
10:40 AM  -  12:10 PM