Mark Little

Executive Director, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise; Director, NCGrowth, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Mark Little is the executive director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and is also the director of NCGrowth. In these roles, he manages institute operations, supports high-growth entrepreneurs, helps communities grow and retain business, facilitates strategic regional economic development, and researches solutions to pressing energy, environment, and climate related problems. Little brings to this position a broad, international background in environmental and earth science, policy analysis and renewable energy development. Immediately prior to joining the institute, he served as a AAAS Congressional Science Fellow to the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.