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Joel Clement
Whistleblower and climate change policy specialist

Mr. Clement is a former federal executive and public lands policy expert with a background in climate and energy, resilience and climate adaptation, the Arctic, landscape conservation, and philanthropy. He has led a high-level office of talented policy experts, provided advice and analysis for White House leadership and two Interior Secretaries, developed or contributed to research and conservation science programs in temperate and tropical ecosystems around the world, and established a leading conservation science program for a philanthropic foundation. A native of Maine, Mr. Clement was awarded the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage in September, 2017 for blowing the whistle on the Trump Administration's disregard for American health and safety in the face of climate change impacts.