Heather Coleman


Heather Coleman is the Climate Change Manager with the relief and development organization Oxfam America. With Oxfam since 2007, she now leads efforts to push for climate action globally and to address the impacts of climate change on the most vulnerable communities. Heather was previously Climate Policy Analyst at Environment Northeast and NESCAUM where she worked on regional and state climate-related initiatives such as the development of The Climate Registry, and the design and implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Coleman received a Master of Environmental Management in 2004 from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she was named a Switzer Environmental Fellow. Heather currently serves as board chair of the US Climate Action Network.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Yale School of Forestry, MS
Current Position:
Climate Change Manager
Oxfam America
Energy & Climate Change
Environmental Policy & Law

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