Brian Murray

Directeur, Duke University Energy Initiative

Dr. Brian Murray is Director of the Duke University Energy Initiative, a university-wide interdisciplinary collaboration focused on advancing an accessible, affordable, reliable, and clean energy system.  The Initiative reaches across business, engineering, environment, law, policy, and the arts and sciences to educate tomorrow’s energy innovators, develop new solutions through research, and improve energy decisions by engaging business and government leaders. Dr. Murray oversees all strategic aspects of the Initiative’s education, research and engagement portfolios and has primary responsibility for the Initiative’s fundraising efforts. In 2015 he was Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Environment and Economy at University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment.  He is widely recognized for his work on the economics of climate change policy, including the design and assessment of cap-and-trade programs, carbon taxes, renewable energy incentives and energy market reform.

Brian Murray is a Research Partner in the Greening Growth Partnership project.