Christofer Nelson, Program Director

Christofer Nelson has diverse experience launching and directing first-of-their-kind initiatives, including the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP). In his role as Program Director of the Georgetown University Program on Science in the Public Interest and a Georgetown University Environment Fellow, he is helping to connect students and faculty working across science and public policy. He has been involved with incentive competitions for years, working with organizations such as the X PRIZE Foundation, the Case Foundation and the Joyce Foundation, as well as the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as well as the NASA Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation to help others better understand how to design and use competitions to drive innovation. He has designed, launched and managed programs for leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including top government officials at the White House, USDA, USDOT, HUD, and SBA.

Contact Information

email: cn369@georgetown.edu
phone: 202.687.0367
website: christofernelson.com