Antonia Gawel

Antonia Gawel

Global Director of Sustainability & Partnerships



Antonia is Global Director of Sustainability & Partnerships, where she works with teams across Google and with external partners to progress company-wide sustainability & climate goals with a focus on Climate & AI; Net Zero and scaling sustainability product solutions. Building partnerships is at the core of her work, recognizing that Google can only successfully achieve its goals in collaboration with governments, NGOs, think tanks and experts to jointly unlock the system-wide transformations required.

In her 20 years of experience driving system change, she has worked globally with a range of leading international institutions include as Head of Climate Change and Deputy Director of the WEF Centre for Nature and Climate; Senior Analyst with the International Energy Agency; and Deputy Director of Energy and Climate at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. She also spent two years working in Bhutan and across the region as an adviser on environment and clean energy. 

She holds a Master’s in Environmental Planning, Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and a BA in Environmental Economics from the University of Toronto. In 2005, she was nominated by the International Institute for Sustainable Development as a Young Global Leader for Sustainable Development. 

Outside work, she spends her time trail running, backcountry skiing, climbing and generally spending time in nature with her two children and husband.