David Havelick

Sustainability Manager

David joined the Office for Sustainability as a Sustainability Manager in June 2016 after ten years of working at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology, where he also co-led the EcoOpportunity team and led the Harvard Longwood Bicyclists.

David graduated from UMass with a degree in Political Science and Sociology in 2005, and received his master’s degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard Extension School in 2014.

In the Office for Sustainability, David helps to develop, implement, and advance the University-wide goals, standards, and commitments that are contained in the Harvard University Sustainability Plan. He works with faculty, students, senior leaders, and staff to translate cutting edge research into practice and to ensure that research informs the priorities of the Office and the University.

Outside of the office, David is currently on the Board of the Boston Vegetarian Society and a member of the Boston Bikes Advisory Group. In his distant past, David has also been a magician, a DJ, a bartender, and political journalist.