David Chen

Senior Manager, Nature-Based Solutions

David serves as a Senior Manager for ClimeCo’s Nature-Based Solutions and Project Development Team. He specializes in project origination, environmental markets, and nature-based investments.

Before joining ClimeCo, David consulted as a Project Scientist at Kieser & Associates, developing environmental trading programs and conservation finance instruments. David also served in the Obama Administration’s Council on Environmental Quality and contributed to the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions’ Ecosystem Services Program.

David holds a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Riverside. David resides in Las Vegas and enjoys traveling and training as an amateur Muay Thai fighter.