Michael Dorsey

Senior Program Officer for Sustainability, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Advisor, UN Climate and Sustainability

Michael Dorsey is senior program officer for sustainability at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. His career includes advising several pools of private equity finance on renewable energy, infrastructure, and illiquid asset matters; co-founding the Center for Environmental Health and IslandsFirst.org; and an environmental studies professorship at Dartmouth College, as well as several international guest faculty positons. A designated UN advisor on climate, energy sustainability, and small island developing states, Dorsey’s government engagement includes advisory roles with the EPA, Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, and the Clinton administration. He’s a Sierra Club board member, Wall Street Journal contributor, and one of National Journal’s “energy and environment expert insiders.”

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