Alex joined CDP as a co-founder in 2016 after receiving his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Student-led movements for fossil fuel divestment and racial justice were among Alex’s most formative experiences in law school; he also interned at the Sierra Club and the California attorney general’s office. Alex received his B.A. from Northwestern University, where he officially studied anthropology and environmental policy while unofficially studying kitchen gardens, seed saving, and food plant genetic diversity as a form of climate resilience. Alex is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington.