Reed Schuler

Reed Schuler


Reed Schuler is the Managing Director for Implementation and Ambition and Senior Advisor to U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, directing efforts to accelerate decarbonization by major economies and managing bilateral engagement. Previously, Reed served as Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and Sustainability, and the Governor's Special Advisor for Pandemic Health Response. Reed also served at the U.S. Department of State as a U.S. negotiator for the Paris Agreement on climate change and as the lead on climate, energy, environment, health, and science issues on Secretary of State John Kerry's Policy Planning Staff. Reed has conducted research as a Fulbright Fellow in Shanghai, China, and led initiatives at the city level and in the social sector. He is a recipient of the Switzer Fellowship for environmental leadership and three Superior Honor Awards from the State Department, a member of the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations and the Advisory Board for Evergreen Action, and a graduate of Pomona College and Yale Law School.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Yale Law School, JD
Current Position:
Senior Advisor
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry
Energy & Climate Change
Architecture & Urban Planning
Business & Finance
Environmental Policy & Law
International Conservation & Development
Currently Working On:
Climate change issues

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