Tuesday
October 27
2009

Rob Katz

Introducing Editor Nathan Wyeth

We are glad to welcome the newest member of the NextBillion.net team, Nathan Wyeth. Nathan will support the operations of NextBillion.net, specifically its news, research, and jobs sections.

He combines an academic background in international development with experience in environmental and energy policymaking. When not working on NextBillion, he supports the creation and implementation of impact investing and patient capital strategies on behalf of philanthropic clients operating in the U.S., China, and Israel.

Nathan has previously managed public health economics research in Tamil Nadu, India and worked with the Clinton Foundation and the House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Prior to this he coordinated national and international advocacy campaigns on renewable energy, trade policy, and international financial institutions with the Sierra Club, and currently serves on the Sierra Club’s Board of Directors. He has previously blogged on Grist.org and ItsGettingHotinHere.org.

He grew up in Washington, DC and received a B.A. in Development Studies from Brown University, where he wrote his senior thesis on the political economy of rural electrification in India and strategies to finance renewable energy for electrification. Nathan is currently based in San Francisco, CA and gets out to enjoy the mountains of California as frequently as possible.

Welcome, Nathan!

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