Our Staff

Working from the Washington, D.C., headquarters and CCAP offices in Montréal, Brussels, and Santiago, Chile, the CCAP staff consists of approximately 30 people and is constantly growing. Their talents and knowledge span the disciplines of global climate, energy and air quality policy, environmental economics, communications and media, development and finance and administration.


Ned Helme
Ned HelmePresident

CCAP Policy Staff

Leila Yim Surratt
Leila Yim SurrattDirector, International Programs
Michael Comstock
Michael ComstockSenior Manager, International Climate Dialogue
Steve Winkelman
Steve WinkelmanDirector of Transportation and Adaptation Programs
Stacey Davis
Stacey DavisSenior Program Manager
Stan Kolar
Stan KolarDirector, Europe and Asia Programs
Brad Johnson
Brad JohnsonSenior Financial Advisor
Shana Udvardy
Shana UdvardyClimate Adaptation Policy Analyst
Pablo Lopez Legarreta
Pablo Lopez LegarretaInternational Policy Analyst
Chuck Kooshian
Chuck KooshianTransportation Policy Analyst
Michael LaGiglia
Michael LaGigliaProject Coordinator
Paolo Cozzi
Paolo CozziInternational Policy Associate
Francesca Antifora
Francesca AntiforaPolicy Assistant, CCAP-Europe
Tom Simchak
Tom SimchakU.S. Climate Policy Associate
Laura Wang
Laura WangResearch Assistant

Finance and Administration

Christine Seigo
Christine SeigoDirector of Administration and Accounting
Johnny Campo
Johnny CampoFinance and Contracts Associate
Bonnie Grier
Bonnie GrierStaff Accountant

Communications and Development

Ilyse Veron
Ilyse VeronDirector of Development and Communications
Allison Bender
Allison BenderDevelopment Officer
Kristen Grace
Kristen GraceCommunications Associate
Justine Seas
Justine SeasEvents Assistant