Drew Nelson

Senior Manager, Natural Gas

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


As Senior Manager, Natural Gas for EDF's US Climate and Energy Program, Drew is focused on better understanding the amount of methane leaked as a result of natural gas production, distribution, and use.

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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