About the Authors
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey have helped run the fifth largest foundation in the United States. They bring a wealth of experience on what works and what does not. They are donating royalties from this book to The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Paul Brest is President of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Before joining the Hewlett Foundation, he was a professor at Stanford Law School, serving as dean from 1987 to 1999. He teaches a course on Judgment and Decisionmaking in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University and is co-author of a forthcoming book on Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment. Read more in Paul's Blog.
Hal Harvey is founder and President of the ClimateWorks Foundation. Previously he directed the Hewlett Foundation’s Environment Program. He is also President of the New-Land Foundation and has held positions at several different nonprofit foundations, including the Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, the Heinz Endowments, and the Ploughshares Fund. He served on the Energy Panel of the President’s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology and chairs the MB Financial Corporation in Chicago.