Chase has worked in international development for the past eight years, specializing in applied systems thinking to help his clients solve challenges at the intersection of food, planetary, and human health. Through more than two dozen projects working on these topics Chase has advised a variety of institutional partners including multilateral lenders, bilateral donors, foundations, international NGOs, and governments.
With extensive experience on food systems, climate change, and resilience planning, Chase brings perspectives from diverse fields to inform adaptive and forward looking strategies to help his clients grapple with the problems they want to solve. Most recently he provided strategy support to the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition on their COVID-19 response and Making Markets Work program, and to the Rockefeller Foundation on the Food System Vision Prize.
Chase has a Master's of Urban Planning from George Washington University, and a B.S. in Political Science from Florida State University.