Thomas Heller

Executive Director, Climate Policy Initiative

As the Executive Director of the Climate Policy Initiative, Thomas Heller aims to help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk. Prior to his current position, Heller was a professor at Stanford University for 30 years doing research on the rule of law, international climate control, global energy use, and the interaction of government and non-governmental organizations in establishing legal structures in the developing world. During that time he was a contributing lead author for the IPCC on the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports.

Heller has a B.A. from Princeton University and an L.L.B. from Yale Law School.

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