Bob Massie is the President and CEO of the New Economics Institute. An ordained Episcopal minister, he graduated from Princeton University and Yale Divinity School. He received his doctorate in business policy from Harvard Business School in 1989.
From 1989 to 1996 he taught at Harvard Divinity School, where he served as the director of the Project on Business, Values, and the Economy. His 1998 book, Loosing the Bonds: The United States and South Africa in the Apartheid Years, won the Lionel Gelber prize for the best book on international relations in the world. He was the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts in 1994 and a candidate for the United States Senate in 2011.
Over his career Bob has created or led three ground-breaking sustainability organizations, serving as the president of Ceres, the co-founder and first chair of the Global Reporting Initiative,the world's leading standard for corporate sustainability, and is the initiator of the Investor Network on Climate Risk, which currently has over 100 members with combined assets over $11 trillion. His autobiography, A Song in the Night: A Memoir of Resilience, was published in 2012.