Nili Gilbert

Investment decarbonization expert
Nili Gilbert focuses on socially aware portfolio decarbonization and bringing science into finance.

Why you should listen

Nili Gilbert is a board member and the chairwoman of the investment committees of both the David Rockefeller Fund and the Synergos Institute, as well as a senior advisor at BCG. She is a leader and advisory board member at Carbon Direct, and also serves on the social mission board of Seventh Generation. She is also the chair of the approximately USD 90 trillion GFANZ (Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero) advisory panel of technical expert groups and a member of its CEO principals group.

Gilbert is a recurring speaker for CNBC and Bloomberg television, among others. She has been honored as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, LinkedIn TopVoice in Finance, nd Bloomberg BusinessWeek “One to Watch.” She is a permanent member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York.

Gilbert received her BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard University, her MBA from Columbia Business School, where she was a Toigo Fellow, and shas completed programs in leadership and sustainability at Oxford and Stanford Universities.

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Rethinking: Notes from Session 5 of Countdown Summit

October 15, 2021

Follow Countdown on Twitter and Instagram • Subscribe to the Countdown newsletter To take on the climate crisis, we’re in for some big rethinking — in how we live, work, eat and move forward with solutions that make livelihoods more equitable for everyone, no matter their location or background. The speakers of Countdown Summit Session […]

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