Todd is Special Assistant for Policy Planning at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, where he supports Dean Robert C. Orr on priority initiatives. With a background in climate and energy policy, he has engaged in efforts to advance international climate governance and implementation including the Secretary-General's Climate Summit. He has previously worked with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on state and local climate policy, and the Adaptation Fund on monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. Todd holds a M.P.P from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Environmental Management from Macquarie University.