Kate Larsen, a Director at Rhodium Group, manages the firm’s work on US and global climate change in the Climate Impact Lab. Previously, Kate was Deputy Director for Energy and Climate Change at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where she helped develop President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Kate also worked in the Office of Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State, serving as lead U.S. negotiator on mitigation commitments and compliance in the United Nations climate negotiations. She was a lead contributors in designing the first universal system for measurement, reporting, and verification of developed and developing country emissions and commitments under the U.N. Kate has also worked at the International Energy Agency in Paris, the World Resources Institute in Washington, and the Environmental Defense Fund in California. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Texas, Austin.