David Hathaway is a public policy specialist with expertise in the energy sector, climate change policy, environmental sustainability strategy, and program design. He joined ICF in 1994, and his experience includes designing and implementing solutions for private firms, U.S. federal government agencies, and multilateral institutions across these policy areas. Mr. Hathaway specializes in working with clients on international engagements, particularly in the China and Asia markets.
Mr. Hathaway's experience includes serving as chief of party for the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) global Energy Efficiency for Clean Development Program and as technical director for the Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) program—USAID's flagship climate policy program in Asia. He has also led key institutional evaluation and performance work for various organizations, including the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol.
Mr. Hathaway has an M.Sc. in Public Administration and Policy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in History from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He also received a diploma from the Johns Hopkins Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies, and he is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.