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Impact Investing — Capital that Makes a Difference
February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Brian Trelstad, a partner at Bridges Fund Management based in New York City, will speak on the topic of impact investing.
Trelstad has more than ten years of impact investment experience, having served until 2012 as the chief investment office of Acumen Fund, where he oversaw $55m of investments into companies that were delivering health, water, energy, and agriculture services to economic base of the pyramid in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
He was a cofounding board member of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs and was one of the principal architects of impact management software tool, Pulse, and the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards. Prior to Acumen Fund, Trelstad worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, was a lead environmental staff person at the Corporation for National Service, and was involved in a range of nonprofit and for-profit start ups.
Trelstad teaches social entrepreneurship to MA students at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.
Networking: 6–6:30 p.m.
Presentation: 6:30–7:30 p.m.