Speaker - Brian Trelstad

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Brian Trelstad runs the global portfolio team at the Acumen Fund, coordinating the investment process and post-investment management support. In addition, he has been driving Acumen Fund's works on measuring social and financial return.

He is a member of the management committee and the extended leadership team. He is also a founding executive committee member of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and a co-founder of IRIS (Impact Reporting and Investment Standards), a tool for creating standardization and transparency in impact investing.

Before joining Acumen Fund, he Trelstad spent four years at McKinsey & Company as a consultant in the healthcare and non-profit practices and as an editor of the McKinsey Quarterly. Prior to McKinsey, he worked as a case writer at Stanford University's Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and advised a number of early-stage technology companies. He was the lead environmental staffer for President Clinton's AmeriCorps program, and co-founded and directed the Center for Environmental Citizenship.

He holds an MBA from Stanford University, an MA in City Planning from UC-Berkeley, and a BA from Harvard University.

2 Programs

Acumen Fund Portfolio Update

11.17.09 | 00:20:50 min | 0 comments

Evaluating for Impact and ROI

01.30.08 | 01:51:27 min | 0 comments