Tom Eggert is Executive Director of the WI Sustainable Business Council and has taught classes on sustainability at UW Madison since 1994. Eggert taught classes on business sustainability for the WI School of Business from 1997- 2014 and developed the graduate certificate in Business, Environment & Social Responsibility. He continues to teach classes on sustainability for the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
In addition to his work with the university, Eggert works with the Department of Natural Resources as the Sector Lead for Manufacturing.
Eggert holds a law degree from George Washington University, a Masters in Public Administration from UW–Madison, and, prior to law school, was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.