Speaker Profile

Dr. M. K. Dorsey

Dr. M. K. Dorsey
Interim Director, Energy & Environment Program
Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies

Dr. Michael Dorsey is a recognized expert on global governance and sustainability. For more than two decades Dr. Dorsey has provided strategic guidance and advice to governments, foundations, firms and many others on the interplay of multilateral environment policy, finance and economic development. In 1992, he was a member of the U.S. State Department Delegation to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, “The Earth Summit.” In 2010 Lisa Jackson, the US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, appointed Dr. Dorsey to the EPA’s National Advisory Committee (NAC). Administrator Jackson reappointed Dr. Dorsey in 2012. In 2013 the National Journal named Dr. Dorsey one of 200 national “energy and environment expert insiders”. Dr. Dorsey, a member of the Club of Rome and a Director on the Sierra Club national board, is also presently the interim Director of the energy and environment program at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.