A world leader in showing how social enterprise can lead markets to address global crises like climate change and poverty, Nic Frances is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Cool nrg International. Cool nrg’s mission is to cut greenhouse gas emissions through large scale energy efficiency programs. Combining extensive experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, Nic understands the social and environmental costs involved in creating and maintaining a market. Nic holds an MBE from the British Government, an Australian Centenary Medal, and in 2001 was invited to be one of the first 30 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs. Nic enjoys spending time in the country with his two children, Charlie and Holly.