Sarene Marshall is the Chief Sustainability Officer for Galway Sustainable Capital (GSC), a specialty private investor dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable economy. At Galway, she is responsible for evaluating the positive impacts and environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) risks of investments as well as measuring, reporting on, and improving sustainability performance of Galway’s portfolio.
Sarene has decades of experience in conservation, sustainable development, and strategy, especially in the non-profit arena. Before Galway, she held roles at the Inter-American Development Bank, Urban Land Institute, the Nature Conservancy, Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman), and World Wildlife Fund. Her focus has included climate change mitigation and resilience, corporate sustainability through emissions reductions and zero-waste initiatives, strategic planning, change management, and globalization. She teaches masters-level classes on environmental activism at Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Marshall holds an MBA and MA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Lauder Institute and a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She has called Alexandria home for 25 years but has also lived and worked extensively in Latin America.