Aaron joined the firm in 2013 as a Senior Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Analyst. He is responsible for assessing the ESG performance of existing and potential portfolio companies, and works on shareholder engagement initiatives related to a wide range of sustainability issues. He is a member of the Investment and ESG Research & Engagement Committees, and contributes to traditional securities research.
Previously Aaron worked at Ceres where he was responsible for multi-stakeholder dialogues with companies in the technology, energy and transportation sectors. Before joining Ceres, he worked for Pact, Inc., where he was responsible for helping build a program focused on responsible business practices in developing countries. Among other efforts, he helped develop a program addressing conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Aaron earned a BA, magna cum laude, from Westmont College and a MA in Latin American Studies from the George Washington University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, and is a member of the CFA Society Boston and the CFA Institute.