Professor of Innovation and Public Policy at UC San Diego
David Victor is a professor of Innovation and Public Policy at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. He is the Center for Global Transformation Endowed Chair in Innovation and Public Policy. Victor is also the co-director of the campus-wide Deep Decarbonization Initiative. Prior to joining the faculty at UC San Diego, Victor was a professor at Stanford Law School where he taught energy and environmental law.
Victor was a convening lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Victor was appointed to co-chair the Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Energy.
Victor received a Ph.D. from MIT and B.A. from Harvard University.
Founder, President, CEO of Greenlake Energy Ventures
Prior to Greenlake, Mr. Gallagher served as President and CEO of Parsley Energy. He joined Parsley Energy in 2010 to build the Engineering Department before being named Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Prior to his time at Parsley, Gallagher spent five years at Pioneer Natural Resources in a variety of engineering roles.
A third-generation petroleum engineer, Gallagher has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He served on the boards of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, the American Exploration and Production Council, and the Permian Strategic Partnership. Gallagher is currently on the boards of Pioneer Natural Resources and Chesapeake Energy Corporation and is a Venture Partner at NGP Energy Capital.