Dan Nees rejoined the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland in 2011 as a Senior Research Associate. He was recently reappointed as director of EFC in October 2015, a position he held between 2004 and 2007.
The EFC works to equip communities with the knowledge, resources and leadership needed to empower decision making that advances resource management priorities in an innovative and efficient way. Through direct technical assistance, capacity building and program and policy analysis, it strives to move communities towards a more sustainable and resilient future.
Dan’s work focuses on developing innovative market and performance-based financing policies and systems to reduce the cost of environmental compliance at local, state, and regional levels.
Dan holds a B.A. in Economics, a Master of Environmental Policy, and a Master of Business Administration, all from the University of Maryland, College Park.