Type: Public event

Forging a career at the heart of the climate challenge: Perspectives from the front lines


Gerry Anderson, Former Chairman and CEO, DTE Energy

Date & time

Oct 26, 2022, 7:00-8:30 pm EDT


Ross School of Business, Robertson Auditorium
701 Tappan Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Join Net Impact Undergrad and co-sponsors in welcoming Gerry Anderson (MBA/MPP ‘88), former Chairman and CEO of DTE Energy. Anderson will be speaking about his journey from being a driven undergrad engineer to becoming a highly influential leader in sustainability as the CEO of DTE Energy. This will include his early desire to make a difference in the environment, his MPP and MBA experience at Michigan Ross, consulting at Mckinsey, working with the Obama administration, leading DTE to embrace renewables, and more.

Under his leadership, DTE Energy committed to addressing the climate crisis through large-scale investments in renewable energy, retiring goal-fired generation, and driving for net zero emissions. Anderson chaired the Edison Electric Institute, the U.S. energy industry association, and played a significant role in the clean power plan negotiations under the Obama administration. He is deeply passionate about building Michigan’s economy and continues his environmental action in retirement.

This event will include a one-hour talk and Q&A, followed by a networking session where light snacks and refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.