Reed Schuler is a Senior Advisor at MIT, working alongside MIT Innovation Fellow Brian Deese on accelerating the global clean energy transition. Most recently, Reed served as the Managing Director for Implementation and Ambition and Senior Advisor to U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.

Previously, Reed served as Washington Governor Jay Insleeā€™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 received his B.A. from Pomona College and a JD from Yale Law School.