Jan Mazurek, PhD directs the Aviation and Carbon Dioxide Removal initiatives. She has worked on energy and environmental initiatives at the federal and state level for 30 years. Prior to ClimateWorks, Dr. Mazurek was appointed by then-Governor Schwarzenegger to serve as Science and Technology advisor to the California Air Resources Board. Dr. Mazurek recently served in her spare time on the Biden Climate/Energy/Environment Policy Committee. Before CARB, Dr. Mazurek was a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team, advising on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency toxics, pesticides, and children’s health issues. She has published two books with the MIT Press and Johns Hopkins University presses, respectively, and more than 100 other publications, including op-eds in major U.S. newspapers. Dr. Mazurek has testified on environmental policy matters before U.S. Congressional subcommittees. She holds a doctorate from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Anna Stratton is the Aviation Program Manager, and is located in Madrid, Spain. Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Anna worked for Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) where she focused on aviation decarbonization. Outside the world of aviation, Anna supported the implementation of Canada’s climate action plan as a policy analyst for the Government of Canada, and has worked as a researcher for a number of ENGOs and think tanks. Anna holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours), Biology-Psychology Specialization from Queen’s University, and an interdisciplinary Master of Environmental Sustainability from the University of Ottawa.