Michael Dorsey

Board Member | Expert on global governance, finance & sustainability

Dr. Michael K. Dorsey is a recognized expert on global energy, environment, finance and sustainability matters. Dr. Dorsey is interim Director of the energy and environment program at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.  He is a Director on the national board of the Sierra Club—one of the largest and oldest US environmental organizations. 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.” From 1994-96 he was a task force member of President William Jefferson Clinton’s Council on Sustainable Development. In 1997, in Glasgow, Scotland, Dorsey was bestowed Rotary International’s highest honor, The Paul Harris Medal for Distinguished Service to Humanity. From April 2007 until November 2008 Dr. Dorsey was a member of Senator Barack Obama’s energy and environment Presidential campaign team.  In 2010 Lisa Jackson, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA) Administrator, appointed Dr. Dorsey to the EPA’s National Advisory Committee (NAC). Jackson reappointed Dr. Dorsey to the US-EPA NAC in 2012 and Administrator McCarthy reappointed him again in 2014. In 2013 Dr. Dorsey was made a “Full member” of the Club of Rome; that same year the National Journal named Dr. Dorsey one of 200 national “energy and environment expert insiders”.