Steven Ward, Climate Data Scientist, Deloitte
Dr. Ward leads Climate Data Science in Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance group. He joined the Sustainability & ESG Services team in November 2021 from Oak Ridge National Lab with over 20 years of experience in the Geospatial Technology, Sustainability and Applied Research fields. Steven supports the ESG team and customers with assessment, analysis and communications related to scientific methods, data analysis and technology. Throughout his career he has led dozens of sustainability and environmental research projects/programs for private industry and government customers across the globe. His expertise in this space is technology focused with an emphasis on GISciences, remote sensing, scaled computation and AI/ML methods. Steven received his Ph.D., Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Management, Chemistry, Agronomy and Hazards Geography from Louisiana State University.