Mark Stoughton, Ph.D.

Mark Stoughton, Ph.D., is a principal in the Emerging Markets Group. where he leads the team for our first major contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the 2-year $15 million Global Environmental Management Support (GEMS) Project.

A consultant, researcher, and educator, Dr. Stoughton’s work spans and synthesizes three areas: environmentally sound design and management of international development activities; environmental policy assessment; and trade, business and environment issues, including “servicizing” and green services.

He has provided environmental management support to USAID for more than 10 years, earning a reputation for excellence in the technical, policy, and capacity-building dimensions of this work.

As a senior technical consultant to CLEAA, the pan-African environmental assessment (EA) network, and to the multi-donor Partnership for Environmental Assessment in Africa (PEAA) from 2006 to 2012, Dr. Stoughton worked to strengthen and target EA capacity-building at the Africa regional level. He has also served as a senior consultant to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Academy of Public Administration, and the Environmental Law Institute, assessing next-generation and performance-based regulatory approaches.

As a Cadmus principal, Dr. Stoughton works with clients and partners including U.S. government agencies, non-governmental organizations engaged in on-the-ground development, multilateral development institutions, official development agencies, and the national governments of developing and transitional economies.

Mark Stoughton holds a doctorate in industrial development and environmental policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and two master’s degrees from MIT: one in civil and environmental engineering and one in technology and policy.