Rob Fetter is a senior fellow at the Duke Center for International Development, focusing on energy and environment issues in developing countries. He has previously conducted research on certification and assurance standards in energy, mining, and agriculture. Dr. Fetter is also a Principal Consultant at Environmental Resources Management, where he assists corporations to transition to a low-carbon energy future and to set and meet best-practice commitments in environmental, social, and governance domains. He holds a Ph.D. in environmental policy from Duke University, an M.S. in environmental economics from the Yale School of the Environment, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Dr. Fetter previously worked at the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University, using economic analysis to advance access to sustainable energy in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He also co-founded Equitable Origin, where he led the creation of an independent, stakeholder-based certification standard for responsibly sourced energy.