John Steelman

Program Manager, Climate Center

Natural Resources Defense Council

Mr. Steelman is the program manager for the Climate Center at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The Climate Center's mission is to advance effective climate policies at the national and international level. Mr. Steelman joined NRDC in 1994. He has worked on developing the organization's climate advocacy strategies for more than a decade, including helping build NRDC's program on carbon capture and storage and the organization's economic analysis of climate policy and technology solutions. Prior to joining NRDC, Mr. Steelman worked in marketing and advertising at the advertising agency BBD&O, TWA, and Westvaco Paper Company. Mr. Steelman received his bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University.