Bodhi Burgess

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2001
Position: 
Preident
Organization: 
Illuminav Advisors

Bodhi's undergraduate degree is from Humboldt State University in the field of Industrial Technology Management. With a focus on sustainable development, Bodhi worked in private industry serving as the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator for Birkenstock, in government as a Program Manager for the Alameda County Stopwaste Authority and in non-profits, serving on the Board of Directors for Marin Conservation League and the Environmental Education Council of Marin. In 2003, Mr. Burgess studied sustainable development in Guatemala with a grant from the Environmental Leadership Program where he is also a senior fellow. Currently he is attending the University of Michigan in the Erb Institute, a joint degree between the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ross School of Business. Bodhi's focus is energy and finance having recently held positions with DTE Energy Technology Investments, the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative and Piper Jaffray as an investment banking associate covering renewable energy and clean technology.