Director, Policy & Finance
Dan Nees is the Interim Executive Director of the Resilience Authority of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County and Director, Policy and Finance at Throwe Environmental. Dan is also a Senior Fellow with the Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at the University of Maryland. Prior to his tenure at CGS, Dan was the Director of the University's Environmental Finance Center. For the past 20 years, Dan has assisted communities across the country in their efforts to finance environmental and sustainable development initiatives. His work currently focuses on developing innovative market and performance-based financing systems to reduce the cost of climate change and environmental mitigation, adaptation, and resilience at state, local, and regional levels. In addition to his work at the University of Maryland, Dan led environmental market and water quality programs at Forest Trends, a global NGO that seeks to develop market and economic solutions to global environmental problems, and at the World Resources Institute, and environmental think tank. Dan earned a BA in Economics, a Master of Environmental Policy, and a Master of Business Administration all from the University of Maryland College Park.