Rina Kupferschmid is the CEO at ESG Analytic, a firm that develops software tools to help investors integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into decision-making. Before joining ESG analytics, Rina was part of the CEO office and responsible for Global Business Development activities at Adveq Management AG, a leading private equity fund-of-funds with $5 billion AUM. Prior to that she served on the Strategic Business Development team at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Switzerland.
Rina holds certificates from Harvard Business School’s on Innovating for Sustainability and Driving Corporate Performance. Her PhD in Strategic Management focuses on ESG Integration into Private Equity Investment.
From 2013 to 2018 Rina was been selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. She also sits on the Private Equity working group of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment as well as part of the Finance Working Group at the Sustainability Accounting Standards at SASB. Rina is also founding member of the New Innovators Council at the World Resources Institute (WRI).