Detroit, Michigan | US Navy Veteran

Taylor Searcy is an engineering manager with DNV GL, an international consultancy delivering world-renowned testing, certification, and advisory services throughout the energy value chain. He leads the technical team of DTE’s Energy Efficiency Program for Business, which incentivizes energy efficiency projects for commercial & industrial customers throughout Michigan.

Prior to working for DNV GL, Taylor was a sustainability consultant based in Fiji. He supported the island nation’s pursuit of low-carbon maritime transportation solutions with field research and published articles in the peer-reviewed journal Marine Policy. In 2015, he was both a Leader of Tomorrow at the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland and a fellow of the Northeast Asia Economic Forum’s Young Leaders Program in China.

Taylor previously served more than five years in the US Navy as a surface warfare officer stationed in Japan. He received a BS in political science from the US Naval Academy, an MS in international cooperation policy from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, and an MEng in material flow management from the Zero-Emission Campus at Trier University of Applied Sciences.