Chad is the lead researcher and principal architect of the methodology and models used in Drawdown and all related publications. He has an interdisciplinary background in public policy, sustainable development, and environmental conservation. Previously, Chad was the Senior Programme Officer at The Europaeum; taught at the University of Oxford and the UC-Berkeley; and worked as a consultant and researcher for numerous organizations, from grassroots non-profits to UN agencies such as UNESCOand the IFAD. He holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of California at Berkeley, a master’s degree in Art History from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University.