Davis Bookhart is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability, and Head of the Sustainability Unit in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He teaches classes on sustainability management and sustainability thinking, both of which train aspiring students the skills and mental framework for solving complex problems in the 21st century. Formerly Davis was the founding director of the Sustainability Office at Johns Hopkins University. He serves as secretariat for the Sustainable Smart Campus as a Living Lab initiative, is Chair of the Task Force on Sustainability Progress within the HK Sustainable Campus Consortium, was appointed to the Environment and Sustainability Committee for the HK General Chamber of Commerce, and serves as Advisory Board member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. He also founded Charm21 (Clean and Healthy Air through Renewables in Maryland), a non-profit group advocating the use of renewable fuels in the Baltimore region.