Zach Gorin is a Senior Vice President of ICR’s Cleantech and Sustainability public relations practice. In his role, he leverages his 15+ year background in strategic communications, special situations, transactions and transformations to help clients build reputation and navigate stakeholder trust. He has advised a wide range of public and private companies and their boards on mergers, acquisitions and other major transactions, including Special Purchase Acquisition Companies (SPACs), as well as ongoing corporate positioning, commercial milestones, and executive visibility programs.
He works with companies across a range of focus areas across climate-tech and the energy transition, including renewable power, renewable natural gas, advanced materials and manufacturing, energy storage, and hydrogen distribution and transportation. Zach specializes in identifying which reputation drivers represent clients’ greatest bottom-line impact and building holistic strategies around them to engage a range of stakeholder groups – from customers and investors to policymakers, regulators, and employees.
Zach previously served in senior roles at Edelman, Ruder Finn, and SKDKnickerbocker, and began his career in politics, serving as Communications Director to Senate Majority PAC, an organization dedicated to securing and protecting a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate. He is a graduate of Bates College.
Zach is a former fellow of Coro Leadership New York, the city’s premier leadership training program spanning a community of 2,000 alumni across business, government, schools and non-profits shaping the city’s future.