Chad Haynes is the Director of Government Strategy and Technology Partnerships at LanzaTech, Inc. In this role, he works across the company’s science, engineering, and government relations teams to help coordinate and design R&D projects with mutual interest and benefit to Federal agencies and offices. Additionally, his role involves engagement with policy and regulatory stakeholders to help accelerate the deployment of sustainable technologies. Prior to joining LanzaTech, Dr. Haynes was a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, serving as a technology and management consultant to U.S. Dept. of Energy ARPA-E and the U.S. Biomass R&D Board. He previously served as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the USDA ARS. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Kentucky, and completed postdoctoral training at Caltech.