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Faculty Advisors

Jeff Gowdy

Jeff Gowdy is the Director of Consulting and Business Development at Sustainserv, Inc., an international consultancy that has supported dozens of companies, municipalities, and projects around the world develop sustainability strategies, programs, and communications that meet the demanding expectations of their stakeholders. Jeff is a thought leader and award-winning practitioner in sustainability and social responsibility, particularly in the areas of Reporting, Goal Setting, and Materiality. He serves on the Technical Advisory Group for the CDP Science Based Targets project and teaches at Vanderbilt University.

Jeff graduated from theUniversity of Virginia with a Bachelors of Science in Systems Engineering and from Vanderbilt University with a Masters of Business Administration in Strategy and Environmental Management. He graduated both programs with Honors and recieved the Owen Service Award for his leadership of the Net Impact and ONE Vanderbilt organizations.