Melissa Goodall is the Assistant Director of the Yale Office of Sustainability. Her main responsibilities are to foster strategic sustainability relationships within and outside of the university, to advance the use of the campus and the city as living laboratories, and to promote Yale University as a global leader in institutional sustainability. Prior to joining the Sustainability team, Melissa was the Associate Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, where she managed a range of projects related to environmental governance, environmental attitudes and behavior, and data-driven environmental decision-making. She also chaired the committee that hosted the Yale 2008 Conference of Governors on Climate Change. Before coming to Yale, Melissa was an international environmental policy project manger, primarily focused on climate change impacts, mitigation, and adaptation in developing countries. During this time, she worked mainly with the United Nations Development Programme. Melissa holds an MSc from Antioch New England Graduate School and a BFA from New York University.