Professor Daniel Vermeer, Ph.D.

Duke University Fuqua School of Businnes

Dan Vermeer is associate professor of the practice and executive director of the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  As Center Director, Dr. Vermeer develops world-class educational programming, directs research and thought leadership, and builds coalitions around urgent social and environmental challenges.  He also teaching classes on energy innovation and sustainability strategy, and collaborates with leading companies and organizations including Bank of America, ABB, NextEra, GM, World Wildlife Fund, DTE Energy, Walmart, NRG, Ingersoll Rand, and other private and public organizations. His areas of expertise include sustainable development, climate change and business strategy, ocean sustainability, water stewardship, food production and waste, and value chain analysis.  His latest research is on climate change in the MBA education and the blue (ocean) economy.