Michael Molitor is the Senior Fellow at the Ray C Anderson Foundation. He is interested in the transition to a circular economy, disruptive innovation, and improving overall resource productivity in the energy sector. He completed a Ford Foundation post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University, a PhD from Cambridge University, a joint MSc between the London School of Economics and Imperial College and a BA from the University of Michigan. He has held full time academic appointments at the University of California (Berkeley and San Diego), Columbia University, Carleton College and part time positions at Stanford University and SciencesPo. He spent 15 years in the private sector as a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (pwc) and as a senior advisor at BP, McKinsey and the OECD.