Haley Saxe

Haley Saxe

Haley holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from UNC Chapel Hill and spent 5 years working in marine mammal research and ecotourism before joining the Erb Institute. Motivated by the untapped potential for the tourism industry to embrace sustainable practices,...
Michael Somantri

Michael Somantri

Michael is originally from Indonesia. Before joining the Erb Institute, Michael worked as a drilling engineer in an oil and gas company to develop well planning for offshore development wells. Michael came to Michigan to pivot his career to work in the intersection of...
Andrew Haeger

Andrew Haeger

I came to Michigan to pivot back into finance and launch my venture capital career. Though I moved away after high school, my roots in the PNW still run deep. Outdoors early and often, I developed passions for fly-fishing, hiking, camping, and skiing, which led to...
Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez

Ashley “Ash” Martinez (ashemart@umich.edu) is a third year dual degree student pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Global Operations and a MS in Environment and Sustainability with a focus on Sustainable Systems. Ashley is passionate about using...
Jaya Uppal

Jaya Uppal

I have a background in climate tech and politics. I come to Michigan from Seattle, where I worked in Business Development at LevelTen Energy, a clean energy startup that provides transaction infrastructure for renewable energy buyers and sellers. I’m passionate about...
Devon Thompson

Devon Thompson

Prior to joining Erb, Devon spent four years in management consulting with a focus on social impact and sustainability casework spanning climate target setting and roadmapping, clean tech investment, wildfire risk assessment, and global heath and development. Devon is...
Mackenzie Mock

Mackenzie Mock

Mackenzie Mock is a responsible fashion advocate working to advance the industry to safer, more equitable, and more environmentally sound practices while with the Erb Institute and beyond. Bringing a fashion focus into the fold through a multitude of learning lenses,...
Fitore Kelmendi

Fitore Kelmendi

My interests are in energy system development and exploring the different approaches this is done in developing cities. Prior to becoming a member of the Erb Institute I spent 10 years in Refining Operations supporting 24/7 operation and long term project development....
John Delisa

John Delisa

John is currently an MBA/MS Candidate at the University of Michigan through The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise specializing in sustainable systems. He is passionate about exploring the intersection of sustainability and business as a means to mitigate...