Lucas is passionate about bridging the gap between science and public understanding through multimedia and the written word, focusing his career on increasing knowledge and awareness of climate change and planetary health issues.
As the Global Health Communications Manager, Lucas develops and executes communication strategies for the Center for Innovation in Global Health, designing methodologies for broader audience engagement and creating and managing editorial content. Previous to his role at CIGH, Lucas worked with as a content specialist for the Director of Health Media Innovation at Stanford Medicine, consulting on strategy for public health messaging through entertainment media forms, as well as creating and producing an online multimedia course on ethical food consumerism. Before that, Lucas was the Multimedia Content Manager at Emerson Collective, a social impact organization in Palo Alto, CA, where he designed, managed, and produced multimedia content for the environmental, food, and health verticals.
Lucas received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Earth Systems from Stanford University, completing masters of science with a focus on science communication and a bachelors of science focused on human environmental systems. He is also an avid fiction writer—during 2019, he completed the first draft of a 550 paged novel while living in South Africa—and photographer. You can find his work at Lostwald.com.
Education & Certifications
Masters of science, Stanford, Earth Systems (2016)
Bachelors of science, Stanford, Earth Systems (2014)