Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability logo

We've got a new name! Read the announcement. (A new website is under development.)

Board of Advisors

Chair William K. Reilly

Former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1989-1993)

Disque Deane Jr.

Chief Investment Officer and Co Portfolio Manager, Water Asset Management LLC

Ex Officio Judith Kelley

Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Suedeen G. Kelly

Partner, Jenner & Block

Mark Laabs

Managing Director of Modern Energy; Chairman of Faro Energy; and Chairman of the Rare Cancer Research Foundation

Elizabeth Littlefield

Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group

Edward Norton

Senior Advisor, TPG Capital

Diana Propper de Callejon

Managing Director, Cranemere

Cornelia Quennet-Thielen

Secretary of State, Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Federal Republic of Germany

Carter S. Roberts

President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund – United States

William Rosenberg

President, E3 Gasification LLC

Virginia Sall

Co-Founder and Director, Sall Family Foundation

Jim Salzman

Donald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law UCLA School of Law and Bren School of the Environment at UC–Santa Barbara

Douglas Scott

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Great Plains Institute

Ex Officio Toddi Steelman

Stanback Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

Alison Taylor

Chief Sustainability Officer, Archer Daniels Midland

Mark Tercek

Advisor, Author, and Speaker; Former President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy

Susan F. Tierney

Senior Advisor, Analysis Group

Douglas Wheeler

Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Junjie Zhang

Director, iMEP Program and Environmental Research Center, Duke Kunshan University; Associate Professor, Duke Kunshan University and Duke University

In Memoriam