Faculty Member Biography

Elizabeth Lewis

Deputy Head of ESG, Blackstone

Elizabeth Lewis is a Managing Director and Deputy Head of ESG, supporting Blackstone’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts.

Prior to joining Blackstone, Ms. Lewis led engagement with investors, NGOs, governments, and other stakeholders on climate change and diversity for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector part of the World Bank Group. Prior to IFC, Ms. Lewis was a Partner and Director of Strategy and Business Development for Terra Alpha Investments. Prior to that, she established World Resources Institute’s Sustainable Investing Program and served as Head of Sustainable Investing. Earlier in her career, Ms. Lewis was a Principal at Global Environment Fund, a private equity fund focused on clean energy and sustainable forestry. Ms. Lewis started her career advising clients in their evaluation of alternative energy technologies and solutions at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Ms. Lewis holds an AB in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She serves as a Harvard Alumni Association Committee Member, a Harvard Business School Impact Investing Alumni Group Steering Committee Member, and a Trustee of the Maryland/DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

Elizabeth Lewis, Deputy Head of ESG, Blackstone

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