Ken Schell-Smith is a Junior Analyst at Climate Policy Initiative, based in Washington, D.C. He provides support for the Climate Finance Development Accelerator and researches private investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient growth.
Prior to CPI, Ken Schell-Smith worked at Tetra Tech as an intern, assisting USAID in implementing climate adaptation in Bangladesh through evidence-based recommendations. He also worked at World Resources Institute (WRI) as an intern, where he analyzed enabling conditions for investment in nature-based solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Environmental Studies from Brown University.