- M.B.A., Harvard Business School
- B.B.A. in Finance and International Business, George Washington University
Ms. Barsky serves as our President and a member of our Board of Directors. She is a highly experienced, well-recognized sustainable finance executive with significant capital markets, operations, and investment expertise.Ms. Barsky previously served as Global Head of Sustainable Finance at Credit Suisse, where she worked with sustainable companies to finance their growth as well as with multinationals looking to transition to a lower carbon-intensive model. In this role, she also created the Credit Suisse sustainable activities framework that shaped the firm’s view on sustainability, and focused on bespoke capital market transactions, such as blue bonds and wildlife conservation.
Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Sustainable Products and Partnerships for Credit Suisse’s Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance Department, overseeing the group’s initiatives and developing sustainable investment products as well as promoting and financing projects that sought to close the funding gaps in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
She also worked with leading asset managers to bring third-party sustainable and impact funds to Credit Suisse’s private banking clients. Earlier in her career, Ms. Barsky assisted the founding partners of Sagent Advisors launch an M&A boutique, and also served as a Managing Director at Golden Seeds, an investment firm focused on opportunities for early-stage women-led businesses.