Douglas Whitehead

Biography

Doug Whitehead is a MELP fellow at the US Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School. Doug earned a BA from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2005 and an MPhil from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007. Prior to joining PEL, Doug worked on environmental law and governance projects in China for nearly 10 years, including with Chinese NGO the Global Environmental Institute, the German development agency GIZ, the EU-China Environmental Governance Programme and ClientEarth. He has managed projects on training Chinese judges and prosecutors in environmental law, public interest litigation, emissions trading schemes and environmental impacts of Chinese overseas investments.