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Thomas J. Leahy


Research Assistant

  • M.S. Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan, 2010
  • M.B.A., University of Michigan, 2010
  • B.A. Political Economy, Georgetown University, 2002
Research Interests

M.S. Sustainable Systems 2010 and M.B.A. 2010

Tom is interested in the renewable energy industry, and is particularly interested in the intersection between government policy and business strategy. Before coming to Michigan, Tom worked at NYSE Regulation, a securities industry regulator responsible for ensuring market integrity and investor protection. At the NYSE, he was an analyst in the Division of Enforcement and an associate in the Risk Assessment Unit. He also worked on Mike Bloomberg’s 2005 mayoral reelection campaign. Tom earned his undergraduate degree in Political Economy at Georgetown University; he loves competitive sports of all kinds, enjoys traveling (most recently to Morocco), and is an Admissions Ambassador for the Ross School of Business. Over the past two summers, Tom has worked at Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation and Waste Management.