Alex is a Manager for U.S. Natural Climate Solutions in WRI's U.S. Climate Initiative, where he focuses on nature-based approaches for carbon removal. Alex leads policy-relevant analysis and research on topics including carbon monitoring and the economic impacts of natural climate solutions. He also provides technical assistance to state governments through the U.S. Climate Alliance Impact Partnership, and sits on the steering committee for the U.S. Nature4Climate coalition.

Alex has previously held positions with the ClimateWorks Foundation and Southern California Edison, where he supported implementation of California's Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Program.

He holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Nicholas School at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and a B.A. in Environmental Analysis from Pomona College in Claremont, Calif.

Alex enjoys wildlife photography, jazz, and all manner of outdoor activities from backpacking to tennis. He originally hails from Seattle but now lives in "the other" Washington.