Sam Wurzelmann is a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar studying economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Mr. Wurzelmann was most recently a Solutions Fellow for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES; formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change). At C2ES, he was responsible for research, analysis, and communication of climate and energy policy and technology solutions. He focused on businesses' low-carbon technological innovation and economic competitiveness issues tied to clean energy policy at both the state and federal levels, including how climate policy can better position U.S. firms to compete in emerging global clean energy markets.
Mr. Wurzelmann holds a B.A. in Public Policy and International Studies with Highest Honors, and a minor in Sustainability, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.