Advisory Board

Erin Ross, MS

Erin Ross, MS is Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of the NanoAssociation of Natural Resources and Energy Security (NANRES), an industry organization established to address 21st century energy security and natural resource challenges through the advancement of research, development, and commercialization of innovative energy and environmental-specific nanotechnologies in the U.S. marketplace.
Erin works across industry, academia, government, finance, and policy sectors to actively engage and foster cross-sector innovation between diverse communities involved in domestic nanotechnology initiatives that support areas of national priority. She is also a strong advocate for creating new bipartisan efforts in clean energy and national security through using technology, and she speaks publicly on issues related to nanotechnology innovation and technology convergence.
Prior to joining NANRES, Erin served as a Joseph S. Nye Jr. research intern for the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). During her tenure at CNAS, she conducted research in energy security and played an integral role in the logistical support and execution of a widely publicized Climate Change War Game.
In addition to her experience in public policy and industry relations, she has concentrated her research efforts in the areas of exponential change and senior leadership. These endeavors recently led to the development of a new leadership model and process systematically designed to assist leaders in adapting and aligning their leadership capabilities and strategies to today’s increasingly complex global environment.
Erin earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Johns Hopkins University and her Master’s Degree in Leadership from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She currently serves as Board President of NANRES and as an advisory member to the Johns Hopkins Center for Leadership Education.
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