Andy Towne
/    Partner, Head of the Climate Tech Practice

Andy is the Head of True’s Climate Technology practice.  He is a pioneer in ESG and sustainability-focused executive search, founding Hobbs & Towne Inc. (acquired by True, 2021) in 1997.  Andy specializes in working with transformational, growth companies, with an emphasis on mobility, energy, food, agriculture and water. He has even helped build some of the most exciting and innovative companies in sustainability.

Andy has personally completed over 500 executive searches, over 150 of which have been CEO placements.  He has partnered with many of the premier investors around the world to build top-tier investment teams and leadership teams for transformative companies.  Having executed many of the most critical mandates in ESG, Andy has developed a massive network with the most impactful investors, innovative technologists and successful, market-changing executives.

Andy earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University.

Earned a full scholarship to Rutgers to play football
Enjoys spending time with his wife and three grown children
Serves as a board observer for high beauty in Santa Rosa, California