Jesse Thorson

SDEV Alumni Board

Jesse Thorson (‘18CC). 

Jesse Thorson is a Sustainability & ESG Strategist at Third Partners, a boutique management consultancy where he manages client engagements in tech, agriculture, manufacturing, and apparel. He has worked on projects spanning tech product development, sustainable packaging innovation, circularity strategy, and philanthropy, and is a member of the board of directors at Do For One, a relationship building program for adults with disabilities in New York City.

Jesse previously worked at the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where he managed research and convening initiatives at the intersection of sustainability, ethics, and religion. Jesse is a co-editor of Ethics in Action for

Sustainable Development (Columbia University Press 2022) with Jeffrey D. Sachs, Owen Flanagan, William Vendley, Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, and Anthony Annett, and has additional experience in academia, renewable energy, nonprofit, and freelance consulting. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development from Columbia University.