Nick is the Policy Advisor for Innovation at Third Way. Nick studies a number of policy areas including energy research and development, large-scale demonstration project management, clean energy finance mechanisms, and federal spending on energy. Prior to joining Third Way, Nick worked in Congress, advising Congressman David Price (D-NC) on issues relating to energy, the environment, and agriculture.
Nick has also worked for the Seattle-based Washington State Academy of Sciences and in the Seattle offices of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, advising state and local policymakers on their decarbonization efforts. Nick earned a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle and B.S. in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.