Terry Nelidov

Managing Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise | University of Michigan

Nelidov-8090As Managing Director, Terry leads the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. Erb’s staff of five promotes business leadership for sustainability across the Institute’s research, teaching, and engagement platforms. Terry came to U-M from BSR, where he worked with member companies on social risk and human development in Latin America, Asia, and the US.

Terry began his sustainability career as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay in the early 1990s. Later he served as Founding Director of INCAE Business School’s Business Leadership for Sustainable Development Network in Latin America, as General Manager for AmeriCasas (a land-development start-up in El Salvador), and then Country Representative for Catholic Relief Services in Peru. Terry holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from IESE Business School in Spain.  His languages include native English, as well as Spanish, Portuguese, and Guarani (Paraguay).

Session: Positive Business Blitz

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