Mr. Chris Wheat

Director, Stigler Center

Chris Wheat is the director of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Chris joined the Center from the Natural Resources Defense Council, where he served as Strategy and City Engagement director for the American Cities Climate Challenge. Before the Council, Wheat held several positions in the Office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, including Chief Sustainability Officer and Policy Chief.

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Chris has a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from Chicago Booth.