Our economics experts


  • Sterner, Thomas Senior Contributing Economist envelopeContact Thomas

    Areas of expertise: Selection and design of environmental policy instruments; economics in general; climate and energy; natural resource economics

    Office: New York City

  • Strauss, Kent Research Coordinator envelopeContact Kent

    Areas of expertise: Environmental markets, natural resource economics, renewable resources and ocean conservation

    Office: San Francisco

  • Wagner, Gernot Lead Senior Economist envelopeContact Gernot

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, climate economics, environmental markets, energy

    Office: Boston

  • Walker, Derek Associate Vice President, U.S. Climate and Energy Program envelopeContact Derek

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, California climate and energy policy, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD)

    Office: San Francisco

  • Willard, Daniel Economist, Gulf and Southeast Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, catch shares, marine protected areas, natural resource economics

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Areas of expertise: Climate change, Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, environmental markets, forest communities