David Rich is Deputy Director of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol in the Climate Program at World Resources Institute. He develops greenhouse gas accounting standards and guidance including the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, Policy and Action Standard, Mitigation Goal Standard, and Land Sector and Removals Guidance, as well as guidance for national NDC accounting, sustainable development assessment, and facility level emissions reporting.

Prior to joining WRI, David worked at Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) where he worked on the development of the Climate Registry and state GHG emissions inventories.

David holds a Masters degree in Energy and Environmental Analysis from Boston University and a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.