The Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition is hosted by members of the MBA Energy Club at The Fuqua School of Business. We look forward to meeting all the participants and judges, and send our sincere thanks to all those who have helped us along in preparation for the event!
Paul Lee is a second-year student at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Prior to coming to Fuqua, he spent 4 years in the Indianapolis region working at Cummins Inc. where he was a Senior Mechanical Engineer specializing in the analysis and design of large diesel engine systems. Paul received his BSE in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and his MSE in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.
Chris Dougher is a second-year MEM/MBA dual degree candidate with a concentration in Energy and Environment at Duke University. Chris worked at PPG Industries in engineering, operations, and market leading roles prior to Duke. He also has experience working for a small Healthcare-Tech startup. After graduate school, Chris looks to focus on the advancement of new technologies in the energy industry. He received a BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Andrew Seelaus is a third-year MEM/MBA dual degree candidate with a concentration in Energy and Environment at Duke University. Trained as a civil engineer at University of Notre Dame, Andrew enjoys solving problems and spent several years managing rural infrastructure projects in Timor-Leste and Rwanda. Andrew returned to business school to gain financial skills that will complement his technical background as he pursues an entrepreneurial career in the energy sector. He's spent the past two summers with Off Grid Electric and GE Ventures.
Rachel Breaux is a Cross Continent MBA student at the Fuqua School of Business. Most recently she worked in infrastructure and energy investment roles in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rachel is passionate about energy and is looking to transition to large-scale project development. She holds an MLitt for the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and a B.S. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Oregon.
Judy Merzbach is a first year MBA student at the Fuqua School of Business. A former middle school teacher and outdoor adventure guide, Judy most recently worked in fundraising for Minds Matter. She earned her M.A. in teaching at Columbia University, and her B.A. in Government from Colby College.
Araz Javadov is originally from Azerbaijan and worked in Oil & Gas prior to Fuqua. During his MBA, he is focused on energy and operations. After graduation, he will seek a general management position in clean tech and renewables companies.
Diana Mobley is a first year student at the Fuqua School of Business. She has spent her career working as an engineer in oil and gas, most recently focusing on global sustainability and the environment.
Aditya Singh is a first year MBA student at the Fuqua School of Business. He started his career in oil and gas where he oversaw plant operations and logistics. He later transitioned to management consulting, where he founded his own firm to serve micro, small, and medium enterprises. Aditya studied mechanical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology.
Angela Tenney is a first-year student at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Prior to Fuqua, she worked as a consultant for IHS Chemical after receiving her BS in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.
Jenna Ziesenhene is a first-year MBA candidate with concentrations in Strategy and Energy/Environment at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Jenna worked in strategy and business development for technology companies in the solar energy and infrared industries, and she previously worked for the Embassy of Sri Lanka. She received a B.A. in International Affairs and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Georgia.