Dan Reicher

Senior Scholar
Stanford’s Woods Institute

Dan Reicher is a senior scholar at Stanford’s Woods Institute, partner at the Climate
Adaptive Infrastructure Fund, and board member of Dartmouth’s Irving Institute. He was
Google’s director of climate and energy initiatives, founding director of Stanford’s
Center for Energy Policy and Finance, president of New Energy Capital, U.S. Assistant
Secretary of Energy and Department of Energy Chief of Staff, a member of the Clinton
and Obama transition teams and the Obama Secretary of Energy Advisory Board.

Earlier in his career, Reicher was an Assistant Attorney General in Massachusetts, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, and staff member of the President’s Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island. An avid kayaker, Reicher was a member of the first expedition on record to navigate the entire 1888-mile Rio Grande (with support from the National Geographic Society) and to kayak the Great Gorges of the Yangtze River in China.