Lenora Suki, CFA, CAIA, LEED AP, manages Product Strategy for Bloomberg’s Sustainable Finance activities and chairs the Finance Committee as a Board member for the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. At Bloomberg, Lenora’s emphasis is on extending Bloomberg’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) product and other sustainable finance efforts across asset classes to help Bloomberg clients understand a comprehensive range of investment risks and opportunities. She is currently working on projects in fixed income, real estate, and private equity, as well as initiatives at the intersection of philanthropy and product strategy, such as green and social bonds, impact investment and data science applications. Before Bloomberg, Lenora founded Smart Cities Advisors, an affordable housing and urban regeneration advisory firm for emerging markets. In 2002, she joined the Earth Institute at Columbia University as an Associate Director advising on sustainable development. Prior to Columbia, Lenora was regional fixed income strategist at Santander Investment and emerging markets analyst at OFFITBANK, now Wells Fargo. Lenora also worked at the World Bank in the Treasury, Europe and Central Asia and in private sector development. Lenora earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a BA in Government from Pomona College and a BA in economics from the University of Houston. She serves on the Board of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation as Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the communications committee. She also holds the CFA, CAIA and LEED AP designations.

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Mission Investing: Resources and Advice for Family Philanthropy

Posted on July 13, 2017 by Ariella Rotenberg, Jake Sargent, Lenora Suki

While mission investing is a trend that’s sweeping the field, families may face a variety of unexpected challenges when implementing a mission (or impact) investment strategy. This webinar will highlight family philanthropists sharing insights on how mission investing has worked for their purposes, and how you can make it work for yours! We’ll discuss how to navigate family dynamics, mission… Read More

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