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Eric Cooperström

Name

Eric Cooperström

Position

Managing Director, Impact Investing and Natural Climate Solutions

Career Start Date

30-Dec-2003

Eric is responsible for developing timberland and agriculture products that deliver on the firm’s sustainability and responsible investing priorities. In this role, he is directly involved in developing carbon and climate investment strategy, supporting new timber and agriculture business development, and providing market intelligence and leadership. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior director with NatureVest, the impact investing arm of The Nature Conservancy, where he led asset management and investment committee review of new transactions. Previously, Eric was a principal with The Skoll Foundation, a private foundation focused on social entrepreneurship, and he has experience in investment banking and private equity direct, fund, and secondaries investing.

Education: B.S., Economics, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; M.A., International Economics and International Relations, the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University

Joined the company: 2021

Began career: 2004