VP Energy Transition
Environmental Defense Fund
Matt leads EDF’s global methane work, overseeing the organization’s strategy to reduce energy sector methane emissions consistent with a 2050 net-zero carbon future. Over the past decade, he has played a lead role in developing and overseeing numerous campaigns to secure groundbreaking oil & gas methane regulation and legislation at the national and subnational levels across North America, and to advance private-sector partnerships and projects in support of methane mitigation. Matt now leads methane advocacy efforts managed by teams working across North America, Europe, China, India and the Asia-Pacific. He sets broad strategy and oversees teams of policy experts, scientists and analysts, economists, attorneys, political operatives and communications professionals, and works with key stakeholders in business, government, academia, the media, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.