is assistant to the president for science and technology and director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Executive Office of the president of the United States. Previously he was the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and director of the Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also director of the Woods Hole Research Center, a nonprofit institute focused on the interaction of global climate change with other human influences on Earth's land, water, and vegetation. Holdren is also a professor in Harvard's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, guest professor in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, and co-chair of the National Commission on Energy Policy. Holdren co-founded the graduate program in energy and resources at the University of California, Berkeley. Throughout President Clinton's administration, Holdren served on the Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology.
John P. Holdren