Interested in joining our team? Explore open positions here.
Prof. CB Bhattacharya, Director
The Center for Sustainable Business is led by its founder, Prof. CB Bhattacharya, the H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics at the Katz Graduate School of Business.
Chris Gassman, Associate Director
Chris Gassman is the Associate Director at the Center for Sustainable Business, University of Pittsburgh. He is a proud alumnus of the MBA / JD joint degree from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Kristen P. Ahern, Program Manager
Kristen P. Ahern is the Center for Sustainable Business Program Manager. She holds an MFA from the University of Maryland and a BA from Western Michigan University and has over a decade of experience working in sustainable, circular solutions in the arts, culture, and fashion sectors.
Himanshu Varandani, Center Associate
Himanshu Varandani is a Center Associate at the Center for Sustainable Business, University of Pittsburgh. He is pursuing his MBA and Masters in MIS at Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering and has experience in consulting, banking, and technology.
Apurva Balekar, IN-2-MARKET Fellow
Apurva Balekar is pursuing an MPA with a concentration in Governance & International Public Management at Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. She has worked with district & state authorities as a Project Consultant for Public Administrative Projects through nonprofit organizations in India.
Aman Sardana, HarbisonWalker International Fellow
Aman Sardana is pursuing an MBA along with an MS in Supply Chain Management at the Katz Graduate School of Business. He has a professional history of system engineering and project management and his research interests include remanufacturing, autonomous trucking, and network optimization for scarce natural resources.
Esmée de Cortie
Esmée de Cortie is an assistant at the Center for Sustainable Business. She has her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and has experience in ecological restoration research.
Gabby Pogel, Digital Marketing
Gabby Pogel is the Digital Marketing Specialist at the Center for Sustainable Business. She is a Pitt alum and freelancer based in Pittsburgh, PA and Nicosia, Cyprus. She has worked in advertising, marketing, e-commerce, and environmentalism.