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Jonathan Banks
CATF Expert

Jonathan Banks

Global Director, Methane Pollution Prevention


Jonathan has worked with CATF since 1999 and serves as Global Director of the Methane Pollution Prevention program, where he develops and directs all of CATF’s international efforts to dramatically reduce methane pollution from energy, waste, and agriculture.  Jonathan brings over two decades of experience working with governments, companies, and civil society around the world to foster and implement policies to reduce methane pollution. Jonathan works to catalyze international coalitions, country level policies and subnational efforts, to foster rapid change.  He also serves on the board of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.

Prior to joining CATF, Jonathan served as policy director for a national environmental campaign working to clean up coal fired power plants in the U.S. and was legislative assistant to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall for energy and environment. Jonathan has a B.A in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas and also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Congo.