Kerry C. Duggan
Kerry C. Duggan (she/her) is a national political advisor, visionary climatech executive, and a former government official. During the Obama-Biden administration, Duggan served as White House Deputy Director for Policy in the Office of Vice President Biden and Deputy Director of President Obama’s Detroit task force. Duggan is a leader in the sustainability movement, having been named the founding director of the University of Michigan’s SEAS Sustainability Clinic in Detroit and holding several public leadership roles, including at the U.S. Department of Energy.
After the 2020 election, Duggan was a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Team on the Department of Energy Agency Review Team. In May 2020, Duggan was named a member of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force on Climate Change and later co-chaired the climate change policy committee as a surrogate for the Biden campaign. In 2021, Duggan was appointed to the Department of Energy’s prestigious Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, serving under Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Governor Gretchen Whitmer also appointed Duggan to the State of Michigan’s Council on Climate Solutions.
Duggan is the founder and CEO of SustainabiliD, a woman-owned, woman service-disabled veteran operated, Detroit-based diverse small business working with gamechangers to equitably solve the climate crisis. Duggan is also a corporate board director and advises numerous climatech companies and funds.