Susan Fredholm Murphy

Executive Director, Research,
Impact Measurement and Allocation Program (IMAP)


Susan is the Executive Director of Boston University’s Impact Measurement and Allocation Program (IMAP). This multi-year socially responsible investing research initiative is a joint initiative of the University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Susilo Institute for Ethics in the Global Economy. Susan previously spent 12 years as an environmental sustainability consultant for thinkstep, culminating her time there as the Director of Consulting and Innovation for the firm’s North American division. Now acquired by Sphera, thinkstep was the global leader in software and consulting for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and corporate ESG reporting tools. Susan holds a master’s degree in Technology and Policy from MIT’s Engineering Systems Division and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Olin College of Engineering. She formerly served as a member of the Board of Trustees for Olin College of Engineering.

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