Drew Nelson

Manager, Special Projects

Areas of expertise: Energy, natural gas, renewable energy, climate change, air quality


As a Manager, Special Projects for EDF's US Climate and Energy Program, Drew is focused on issues relating to natural gas drilling, including efforts to minimize the negative impacts of drilling in communities.

Prior to joining EDF, Drew worked for the U.S. Department of State on the international climate negotiations. At the State Department, Drew was the lead negotiator on a variety of issues, including deploying clean technologies, reducing emissions from international aviation, and developing international sustainability criteria for biofuels.

Drew also worked at the EPA in the Office of Air and Radiation.


Drew has a joint masters in Policy and Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, with a concentration in environmental policy.

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