Hayden is the Communications Manager for WRI's Finance Center.

At WRI, Hayden brings together experiences from media and environmental advocacy, including work with National Journal, U.S. Climate Plan, and Sierra Club. He has backgrounds in carbon pricing, sustainable development, and water rights.

Hayden holds a B.A. with high honors in anthropology from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., where he was a leader in campus sustainability and environmental action.