Team

Eric Sukumaran
CEO

Prior to meeting his fellow founders at Oxford, Eric spent four years on originating renewable energy projects in Africa. He became passionate about finding a way to sustainably finance badly needed power projects in some of the most difficult environments. Eric was an investment banker at Deutsche Bank, before leaving to advise the Mayor of London on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. He then went on to become a Senior Policy Adviser for the British Government, advising on large- scale infrastructure projects and on climate change policy, with a focus on international treaty negotiations governed by the Paris Climate Agreement (and with a year long stint in Brexit negotiations!). Eric holds a BA in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Aparna Shrivastava
CSO
With a strong technical foundation in mechanical engineering, Aparna has worked in international development and humanitarian work for 7+ years across East Africa and India. She is particularly passionate about how to leverage innovative finance to facilitate positive impact at scale for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Most recently she’s led the development of innovative financial instruments for resilience financing in Indonesia at Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian agency. From establishing and running the regional office of a water and sanitation NGO to founding a social impact startup, Aparna's career illustrates and embodies her relentless passion for positively challenging the status quo.
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William Stormont
CIO
William is passionate about venture building. He seeks out innovative and brilliant people and enjoys helping them strategically build successful businesses that generate sustained impact. Before starting his MBA, William worked in Kulczyk Investment's newly established early stage venture fund, Manta Ray, plus their start-up accelerator program, The inCredibles, in collaboration with Google and IBM. Previously William worked in Rome as the Aide-de-Camp to Fra’ Matthew Festing, Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta (a multi-national charity), and in New York as a management consultant working with small and medium size businesses across the USA.
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