Michael L. Reading

Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Bill Bowes Fellow

Areas of expertise: Corporate partnerships, business and the environment


Michael Reading manages new project development for unlocking the potential of private sector action to accelerate attainment of EDF's goals.


Previous to his role at EDF, Michael worked with think-tank and consulting firm SustainAbility, researching new models of systems-level cross-sector collaboration for sustainable development. Michael has held positions across private and non-profit sectors, including roles in strategy, environmental, and international development consulting, sustainability investing, supply chain management, and policy analysis. As a Fulbright Scholar, he conducted independent research in Toronto, Canada on best practices in government-NGO relations.


  • Master of International Business, concentrations in Strategic Management & International Consultancy and International Environment & Resource Policy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
    • Co-President, Net Impact, Fletcher School Chapter
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, St. Olaf College.
    • Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Departmental Distinction in Political Science



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