Heather Coleman

Climate Change Policy Manager

Heather Coleman manages Oxfam America’s climate policy work, leading efforts to push for climate action globally and to address the impacts of climate change on the most vulnerable communities. She previously served as climate policy analyst at Environment Northeast and NESCAUM where she worked on regional and state climate-related initiatives such as the development of The Climate Registry, and the design and implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Coleman received a Master of Environmental Management in 2004 from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she was named a Switzer Environmental Fellow. She currently serves as board chair of the US Climate Action Network. Coleman is regularly interviewed on climate policy for news outlets including Marketplace, New York Times, Time and Politico.