Sam Stevenson is a dual degree MBA/MS student enrolled at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business as part of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan.
Sam is passionate about scaling markets to transition us towards sustainable development on a global scale. Sam is focusing his time at Michigan integrating venture capital and PES experience as a Frankel Commercialization Fund Fellow and leading the EcoValuation Working Group. Prior to Ann Arbor, Sam was immersed in the seeds of this market transition through his work in carbon finance. As a Consultant at DNV, Sam developed and implemented a new business segment in forest carbon (REDD), which led to projects in British Columbia, Kenya, and Guyana. As an Analyst at EcoSecurities (J.P. Morgan), Sam devised positioning strategies for large industry and utility clients by assessing the climate risks and financial exposures of capital investments. He enjoys alpine climbing, surfing, and playing jazz piano. Sam earned a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College in Vermont.