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our team

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Hari Balasubramanian
Founding Managing Partner

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Sustainability leader across themes, sectors, and asset classes with 20+ years in environmental conservation, corporate sustainability and impact investing in 5 languages and over 45 countries

Shankar Swamy

Shankar Swamy
Chief Financial Officer

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A strategic leader in corporate, private and public finance who brings people and organizations together to solve complex problems with creative solutions

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Misty Wade Hovey
Chief Marketing & Engagement Officer

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15+ years experience in bringing communications, marketing, client relations and operations together to help build the case and the story for sustainability

our steering committee

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Jason Ingle

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  • Co-founder of an impact-driven ag-tech and food system innovation venture fund

  • Co-founder of a next-iteration investment platform centered on all of earth’s critical systems​ 

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Sanjay Muralidhar

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  • Co-founder and CEO of both an investment management company with >$4B AUM and a global investment solutions firm​

  • Responsible for operations and strategy at an investment management firm and adept at leveraging technology for operational efficiencies ​

  • Investor client base is institutional including large pension funds​

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Julia Paino

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  • Founder of a nationwide food company ​

  • Partner at a food-focused venture capital firm that has allocated over $100M  ​

  • Co-Chair of Impact Investing for a community of next-generation families ​

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Ben Vitale

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  • >30 years of investment and technical management experience in the wastewater, renewable energy, agriculture, and technology sectors ​

  • Founder of a financing & consulting firm advancing sustainability, water and energy transition infrastructure development

  • Former CEO and founder of a firm that develops, funds and manages a portfolio of wastewater, water, and related infrastructure assets​

our consultants

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Fred Boltz

Senior Advisor

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An economist and resilience expert with 30+ years experience in sustainable development in 6 languages and over 50 countries

Eddy Niesten

Principal Advisor

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An economist with 20+ years in financial planning, cost modeling, business planning and benefits sharing

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Heidi Gjertsen

Senior Consultant

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An economist and gender expert with 20+ years in applied research in international conservation and development

Greg Love

Senior Consultant

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20+ years in international conservation, economic development and education projects

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Anna Côté

Environmental and Legal Consultant

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15+ years focusing on environmental issues including sustainable agri-food policy, biodiversity & conservation strategy, and environmental & land use planning law

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Ross Hamilton

Senior Associate

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20+ years in sustainable resource development, climate change, water stewardship, community development, stakeholder engagement and organizational strategy

Anna Mahler

Environmental Associate

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Completing a Joint Honours Degree in Environment, Resources, Sustainability and Peace and Conflict Studies, with a systems-thinking and interdisciplinary problem solving focus

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