Managing Director, Sustainable Organization Development
Mr. Noble is an expert in consulting, market research, strategic planning and market development in business, NGO and government organizations of all sizes. He brings decades of experience in advising clients throughout the world relative to the ability to grow and profit from integrating sustainable economics, triple bottom line and social investing strategic planning, branding, organizational design and operational management.
Mr. Noble was co-founder, and VP/Director of Research, of Resource Trends, Inc. and Environmental Business International, Inc. publishers of the industry defining Environmental Business Journal (EBJ). Mr. Noble has consulted to all ranges of clients from Fortune 100 to startup ventures, advising on issues ranging from technology commercialization to regional and national multi-stakeholder policy development and comprehensive industry studies for Federal and Intentional agencies such as US DOC, US EPA, US TDA, EU/OECD, and UNTAD.
Mr. Noble has B.A. degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego and M.S. degrees in Molecular Biology. He has been on the advisory boards of key industry publications (Environmental Business Journal, Water & Engineering Management and Water Quality Products), and a Board member of a number of growth companies in this industry. Mr. Noble has co-managed and personally invested in three family businesses with his wife of 38 years, most recently La Jolla FiberArts in La Jolla, CA.