Danny Cullenward

Policy Director at CarbonPlan
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Danny Cullenward is a lawyer and climate economist working on the design and implementation of scientifically grounded climate policy. He is the Policy Director at CarbonPlan and a Research Fellow at American University’s Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy. Dr. Cullenward previously held research appointments at UC Berkeley, the Carnegie Institution for Science, and Stanford Law School, where he taught courses on energy and climate law. His book, Making Climate Policy Work (with David G. Victor), critiques the political economy of carbon markets. Dr. Cullenward also serves as Vice Chair of California’s Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee and as a member of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Advisory Council. He holds a JD from Stanford Law School and a PhD in Environment & Resources from Stanford University.