man of the Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation, and a former trustee of Yale University and the Rockefeller Foundation. He graduated from Yale University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.
RFF Welcomes New Center Fellow Brian Flannery RFF recently welcomed Brian Flannery to its staff as a center fellow in RFFâ€™s Center for Climate and Electricity Policy. Flannery is retired from the Exxon Mobil Corporation, where he served as its science, strategy, and programs manager in the Environmental Policy and Planning Department. While at Exxon, he played a leadership role in the creation of the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change at MIT and the Global Climate and Energy Project at Stanford University. Currently, Flannery also collaborates with the Joint Global Change Research
Institute and serves as chair of the Business Engagement Task Force of the Major Economies Business Forum and the Green Economies Dialogue project. He received a PhD in astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and pursued research at the Institute for Advanced Study as a professor at Harvard University. He is coauthor of the widely used reference Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing.
Manhattan, Lucent, the New York Times, and Johnson & Johnson. He is a former member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable. Schacht is a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, former chair-