Gerard J. Ostheimer
Sustainable Energy for All Bioenergy Accelerator
Lead and Secretariat
Dr. Gerard Ostheimer serves as the Global Lead for Sustainable Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy for All. In collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Dr. Ostheimer co-founded below50, which works to deploy the world’s most sustainable low-carbon fuels. He now serves as a Senior Advisor for the below50 campaign. Dr. Ostheimer served previously as a Science Advisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture during which time he contributed to finalizing the Global Bioenergy Partnership Indicators of Sustainable Bioenergy Production and Use. Dr. Ostheimer has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Oregon and did his postdoctoral work in Cancer Systems Biology at MIT.