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Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, FRM, Certified Ecologist


Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, FRM, Certified Ecologist, is CEO, is a former investment research manager and banker with over 15 years’ experience as an award-winning research manager (2014, 2015, 2020, and 2021). He is a member of various Fortune 500, scientific, and financial technical committees including the S&P Sustainable Finance Scientific Council, and is former President, Board, 2 Degrees Investing Initiative U.S. He has published over 70 thematic investment reports covering many themes including sovereign debt, gender, deforestation, climate transition, financial accounting, nuclear energy, and other topics; edited textbooks on financing conservation of our forests and forests and reefs; published hundreds of finance articles; and frequently speaks globally.

He has led successful global ESG initiatives for mutual and thematic funds, ETFs, public finance and green bonds, corporate engagement, conservation finance, and carbon markets products. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University teaching Financing a Sustainable World. Gabriel has an MBA and Master of Science in natural resources from the University of Michigan. He is a LEED AP and has served as a political appointee to Washington DC regional urban planning and climate advisory commissions 2013-2021 and is a former Erb Institute, Rockefeller Foundation Natural Capital, and Consortium fellowship recipient. Previous to working in sustainable finance, Gabriel had a successful career as a junior science officer assessing ocean health in the North Atlantic and as an art history consultant. In his free time, he enjoys running, mountaineering, and ocean sailing.

Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, FRM, Certified Ecologist
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