Unreasonable Fellows

Nicholas Flanders

Cofounder & CEO at Twelve

Nicholas is an Unreasonable Fellow. Nicholas was part of Unreasonable Impact Americas 2020.
Nicholas Flanders is Co-Founder and CEO of Twelve, a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era that is making everyday products from air, not oil. He has dedicated his career to uncovering and developing energy innovations that help to better our environment and address the climate crisis. Before launching Twelve he served as COO of Levo, a venture-backed technology startup, and was a business analyst in McKinsey’s Cleantech practice where he co-authored groundbreaking studies of the global energy system. He graduated with distinction from Cornell University with a degree in mathematics. Nicholas was selected as Forbes 30 Under 30 in Energy for 2016 and is a 2016 Echoing Green climate fellow. He holds a M.S. in engineering and MBA from Stanford University.