Bard MBA

Our People

The Bard MBA faculty reflects the broad diversity and extraordinary talent of sustainability-focused leaders in the New York City region and beyond. In addition to the permanent faculty at Bard, the weekend intensive structure of the program supports a remarkable set of cutting-edge practitioners as program faculty. Some of our faculty teach full time; some share their expertise for set modules. Guest lectures and case presentations are a prominent feature of the program. Experienced business leaders also support the program on the MBA Advisory Board.

Andrew Winston

Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies; Co-author, Green to Gold

Andrew Winston M.B.A., Columbia University; M.E.M., Yale University; B.A. (Economics), Princeton University. Andrew Winston is a globally recognized expert on green business, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, and CNBC. Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is the author of Green Recovery, a strategic plan for using environmental thinking to survive hard economic times and prepare your company for growth when the downturn ends. He is also the co-author of Green to Gold, the best-selling guide for companies going green. Winston is dedicated to helping companies both large and small use environmental strategy to grow, create enduring value, and build stronger relationships with stakeholders. His clients have included Bank of America, Bayer, HP, Pepsi, Boeing, and IKEA. Winston bases his work on significant in-company business experience in more traditional corporate strategy and marketing roles at Boston Consulting Group, Time Warner, and MTV. He has served as the director of the Corporate Environmental Strategy Project at Yale's renowned School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Today Winston is a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching a global audience of thousands and acting as a practical evangelist for the benefits of going green. He also writes extensively on green business strategy, including a weekly column for Harvard Business Online, regular pieces in The Huffington Post, and a monthly strategy e-letter, "Eco-Advantage Strategies." For his efforts, Winston was recently named a "Planet Defender" by Rock the Earth.