Nili Gilbert

Vice Chairwoman

Nili Gilbert, CFA, CAIA, is the Vice Chairwoman of Carbon Direct.

Background & Bio

Nili is the Chair of the US$130+ Trillion Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero’s (GFANZ) Advisory Panel of technical experts, as well as a member of its CEO Principals Group. Nili also sits as the Chair of US Policy for the UN-Convened Asset Owner Alliance. In addition to serving as a board member and Chairwoman of the Investment Committees of both the David Rockefeller Fund and the Synergos Institute, she is a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and a member of the Social Mission Board of Seventh Generation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever.

Previously, she was Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Matarin Capital, which became one of the larger women-owned asset managers in the US. She has previously served as a member of the State of California’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Group.



Harvard University


Columbia Business School


Young Global Leader

World Economic Forum

TopVoice in Finance


Entrepreneur of the Year

National Association of Securities Professionals

“One to Watch”

Bloomberg BusinessWeek


Council on Foreign Relations


Economic Club of New York

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