Co-chair & USA Representative, Sustainable Ocean Alliance’s Youth Policy Advisory Council
Rayne’s work focuses on climate change, tech and environmental law, Indigenous innovation, as well as nature-based solutions and social entrepreneurship in island communities. During COP26, Rayne represented the United States at the UN’s inaugural Youth4Climate Summit in Milan and participated as a delegate at COP26.
Rayne is an executive advisor at the Oxford Artificial Intelligence Society (OxAI). At OxAI, he also codeveloped the initiative on diversity & inclusion, and managed industry relationships with QuantumBlack, and other leading firms. Additionally, Rayne serves as the co-chair of and USA representative for the Sustainable Ocean Alliance’s Youth Policy Advisory Council, co-leading a team of twenty global leaders developing innovative ocean policy.
Rayne is currently pursuing his J.D. at Stanford Law School. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Oxford, where he researched U.S.-China AI development. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University. At Georgetown, he studied international relations and foreign investment, and led Georgetown’s largest event on climate change and international security. Rayne studies Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, and ʻŌlelo Hawai’i (Hawaiian).