Jeffrey Chatellier

Jeffrey Chatellier is a Fulbright scholar in Indonesia conducting research on the carbon implications of land use change and biofuel production. He holds a Master’s of Environmental Science from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Bachelor’s in International Affairs from the George Washington University and has worked in the area of environmental conservation and forestry for over seven years. From 2003-2005 he worked on reforestation projects with the Senegalese Forestry Department as a Peace Corp Volunteer. While at Yale he was named a Montgomery Scholar and a Lindsay Fellow at the Luce Center for his research on the environmental impacts of fuelwood consumption in developing countries. Prior to his Fulbright, he advised Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances on its strategy to leverage carbon markets in order to promote the use of energy efficient stoves in Indonesia. He has published two scientific book chapters on sustainability and the global carbon cycle which have been published by the Rockefeller Foundation and Yale University. He is fluent in French, Mandinka, Wolof, and proficient in Bahasa Indonesia.