Elisabeth Brinton

Elisabeth Brinton (C'89), who was the College’s Commencement speaker this May, is a highly experienced corporate executive, investor, entrepreneur, and board member who has successfully helped build 24 growth businesses. Her career has centered on developing and scaling sustainability-focused technology and business models across the globe. While serving as Corporate Vice President of Sustainability for Microsoft and Executive Vice President of New Energies for Shell, she operated in more than 75 countries and lived full-time on four continents (America, Europe, Africa, and Australia). Currently, she serves on the board of Oslo-based HubOcean and as a senior advisor for Longreach Capital based in London. Elisabeth is married to Bob Utley and owns Serenity Spring Farm where she produces and competes top sport show jumping horses in Ocala, Florida.