Paolo Fresia

Paolo Fresia
Paolo Fresia
Board Director

Paolo is an impact investor with a focus on: 1) Mitigating climate change; 2) Sustainable production and consumption, and 3) Reducing gender and LGBT+ inequalities. Paolo invests across all asset classes, mainly through specialized fund managers. He is a member of the 100% Network at Toniic, and a founding donor to the Centre for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth in Zurich. He is a trustee of UFI – a UK-based vocational tech charity – helping them transition to mission-aligned and more impactful investments. Paolo is also involved in systems change philanthropy and activism by being on the board of the Guerrilla Foundation. Prior to impact investing, he worked as a bond trader for Goldman Sachs, as CFO for Doctors Without Borders in Haiti, and as a business and human rights consultant for Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) in Hong Kong. He holds an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School, and studied Development Economics at both Cambridge and UCL. He lives in Hampstead with his husband Charlie, daughter Leila, and dog Ginger. He is passionate about adventure travel, classic boats sailing, and cooking.