The average American spends up to 90 percent of his or her time indoors. So it’s not surprising that poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a negative effect on our health—just as outdoor air pollution does. In fact, poor IAQ costs the U.S. economy more than…
Doug Miller is a Senior Associate at Rocky Mountain Institute who applies his experience in environmental and behavioral economics to develop bold, collaborative market solutions and action-oriented research. In his current role on the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) team, Doug focuses on developing, evaluating, and scaling applications of blockchain technology in the clean energy sector that tackle existing pain points and create value. During his first three years at RMI, he co-founded the Residential Energy+ initiative—where he developed solutions for real estate, home performance, and media professionals to motivate, simplify, and finance homeowner investments in energy upgrades—and developed resources about transformational business models, enhanced strategies for portfolio-wide investments in commercial buildings, and roadmaps for cities to achieve ambitious clean energy targets.
Prior to joining RMI in 2013, Doug served as an interdisciplinary researcher at Chatham House, Imperial College London, Carbon Smart, the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania, and Oxford University—gaining extensive experience in the application of behavioral science to develop more effective environmental solutions. He also brings experience in green business startups, environmental law, city sustainability policy, climate risk management strategy, and green architecture.
EDUCATION & AWARDS
M.Sc., Environmental Technology with a Specialization in Environmental Economics & Policy, Imperial College London
BA, Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) and Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Award: Scott Wilson Prize/URS Prize for Most Outstanding Overall Course Performance, 2013
Awards: Summa Cum Laude, 2012; Phi Beta Kappa, 2012; Ferdinand V. Hayden Award for the Outstanding Senior in Environmental Studies, 2012; PPE Program Awards for Distinguished Research and Distinguished Service & Support, 2012
WHY I LOVE WORKING AT RMI
“I am proud to work at RMI because we are bold enough to challenge conventional thinking with robust research showing that a prosperous clean energy future is possible today, while also reasonable enough to work directly with business leaders, policymakers, and investors worldwide to identify and deploy scalable clean energy market solutions.”