Michael Berger joined CEA’s Philanthropic Services Practice in 2017. He leads and supports projects for clients including World Bank, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, and emerging technology companies. His work includes climate change mitigation, marine conservation, sustainability strategy design, and market-based conservation initiatives. To his work, Michael brings a strong analytical toolbox, with experience in statistical inference, quantitative and spatial modeling, and data analysis.
Prior to joining CEA, Michael worked for an environmental and economic consulting firm on damage assessments for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and other environmental disasters. He consulted on projects for the US Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy, and other federal and state government agencies.
Michael earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Dartmouth College in Environmental Studies and Public Policy. While there, he conducted research related to offshore oil development in the Arctic Ocean, sustainable forestry practices in New England, and land use practices in Namibia.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys backpacking; in 2016, he hiked the full Appalachian Trail.