Daniel Nepstad is the President and Executive Director of the Earth Innovation Institute. As a tropical ecologist, he is an expert in tropical forest responses to climate change. Previously, Mr. Nepstad worked as Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Research. He is a member of the REDD Offset Working group and of the World Bank’s Forest Program External Advisory Group, and a lead author of the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, Working Group 2). Daniel Nepstad also was a lecturer at Yale University, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.