Meet the Team

Executive Team

Founder and Executive Director
Deputy Director
Director of Operations
Director of Events & Special Projects

Program Directors

Co-Director, Climate and Energy Team
Washington Director
Director for Energy and Development
Director of Food and Agriculture
Director, Nuclear Energy Innovation
Co-Director, Climate and Energy
Editorial Director


Contributing Editor — Breakthrough Journal
Office Manager
Associate Director of Federal Policy, Food and Agriculture
Associate Director of Federal Policy, Climate and Energy
Climate and Energy Analyst
Senior Food and Agriculture Analyst
Nuclear Energy Innovation Analyst
Climate and Energy Analyst
Editorial and Events Associate
Nuclear Energy Innovation Analyst
Livestock Analyst
Energy Innovation Analyst
Research Assistant


Cutting-edge policy research at one of the country's most intellectually challenging think tanks. Fellowship and friendships that last a lifetime.

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The Breakthrough Institute is an environmental research center based in Oakland, California. Our research focuses on identifying and promoting technological solutions to environmental and human development challenges in three areas: energy, conservation, and food and farming.

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