John Steed is a lawyer and long-time climate change activist based in California. Steed practices international corporate law for 30 years. After the birth of his first grandchild in 2007, he rededicated his efforts to bequeath a healthy environment and a more just society to future generations and transitioned away from legal practice to environmental and social activism.
John is a member of the Advisory Council to the Environment and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch and a member of the National Advisory Board of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Harvard Law School.