Eric Chappell

Durham, North CarolinaUnited States

Eric C. is a dual-degree masters student at Duke University, where he is pursuing a Masters of Environmental Management as well as an MBA (MEM/MBA). Much of his work history took him to areas overseas where people struggle daily to find nutritious food. Since coming to Duke, Eric has focused his academic and professional ambitions on better understanding food supply chains and the intersection of agriculture and food. Two summers ago, Eric worked for PepsiCo’s AMEA (Asia, Middle East, Africa) strategy division in Dubai, UAE, where he focused on competitor analysis. Most recently, he worked at Ocean Spray Cranberries as part of EDF’s Climate Corps Fellow Program, where he worked to identify cost-cutting measures that also reduced CO2 emissions in their transportation division.