Nili Gilbert

Nili Gilbert

Vice Chairwoman

Headshot of Nili Gilbert on blurred background
Headshot of Nili Gilbert on blurred background
Headshot of Nili Gilbert on blurred background

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

Background & Bio

Ms. Gilbert has a background in investment management and is a leader in the international climate community. Ms. Gilbert is the Chairwoman of the Investment Committees of both the David Rockefeller Fund and the Synergos Institute, and she is a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Ms. Gilbert is the Chair of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero Advisory Panel as well as a member of its CEO & Principals Leadership Group. Ms. Gilbert is the Chair of U.S. Policy for the United Nations-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance. Previously, she served as a member of the State of California’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Group and the Social Mission Board of Seventh Generation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever. She was also previously Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Matarin Capital, which became one of the larger women-owned asset managers in the US. Prior to Matarin, Ms. Gilbert was a Senior Director and Senior Quantitative Analyst at Invesco. Ms. Gilbert is a permanent member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York, where she sits on the Membership Committee. Ms. Gilbert holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in a Special Concentration in Economics & Social Studies from Harvard University.


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