Alex is the lead Managing Partner at New Summit. He co-founded the New Summit Impact strategy and is a member of the Fund’s investment committee.
Alex has close to a decade and a half’s experience with the integration of Impact and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into business value creation and risk mitigation. At Ernst & Young LLP, (and previously as Vice President for North America at Trucost), he worked with corporate and investor clients on the integration of Impact and ESG factors into core strategy and due diligence. As a corporate sustainability analyst at KLD Research & Analytics, he assessed the ESG performance of corporations for institutional investors and partnered with Newsweek magazine on the inaugural Newsweek Green Rankings. Alex is the Co-Founder and prior President of Building a Sustainable Investment Community (BASIC). Alex currently serves on the non-profit boards of Change is Simple, Inc. and Montserrat College of Art. He serves as chair of Montserrat’s Investment Committee, overseeing the school’s endowment and retirement plan.
He holds a BA from Hampshire College and an MBA from Pinchot University.