about gist

ABOUT GIST

GIST is a pioneering data and analytics company that brings together world-renowned sustainability expertise with technology and big data to help investors and companies measure, value, and benchmark company impacts across all four capitals: Natural, Human, Social, and Produced. GIST’s data and software solutions provide analytics and insights that make it easy for investors and companies to measure performance across all value dimensions, manage material risks, and make informed decisions.

GIST is at the cutting edge of measuring impacts using a scientifically sound and economically rigorous methodology that provides unique and unparalleled insight into how companies impact society and the environment. GIST has been measuring and quantifying impact for over 16 years, and the GIST team brings a depth and breadth of experience in sustainability, science and economics that is unmatched in the market.

16+ years of R&D

16+ years of R&D on environmental modelling, data curation, and algorithm development to build best-in-class impact valuation methodology

40+ customers and partners

Working with leading corporates and investors across the world

Partnered with pioneering companies to develop the world’s first integrated profit and loss accounts

Global thought leaders

Founder & CEO Pavan Sukhdev globally recognised for pioneering work on impact valuation and accounting, and driving the transformation from shareholder primacy to stakeholder capitalism

Industry-shaping team

Founding team played pivotal roles in groundbreaking research such as The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)  and the United Nations' Green Economy Report

WE're HIRING

 

We are growing across all of our teams, including business development, technology, research, data, marketing and communications. We know that building the right team is pivotal to everything that we do, and to the positive impact we want to make in the world.

 

Our diverse team spans many corners of the globe - Mumbai, London, Geneva, Singapore - bringing different perspectives and cutting-edge approaches to the challenges our customers face. Together, our team is united in our mission to make sustainability accessible to all.

 

We count on our team to solve complex business, scientific and technical problems with creativity and passion. We are a group of people who are always looking to learn something new, and always delivering our objectives whilst living our values. If this sounds like you, get in touch at careers@gistimpact.com
 

OUR leadership

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Pavan
Sukhdev

Founder &

CEO

Former President of WWF International

 

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador

Study Leader of The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity (TEEB)

Author of Corporation 2020

 

Former banker at Deutsche Bank (MD - Global Markets)

Winner -Tyler Prize (2020), Blue Planet Prize (2016), Gothenburg Award (2013)

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Simon
Maughan

Chief Revenue Officer

30+ years experience in capital markets, asset management and equity research

Spent the last 10 years working in FinTech for asset managers and traders

Previously ran top-ranked Equity research teams in Asia and Europe

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Anupam
Ravi

Co-Head of Research & Innovation Lab

Former Co-Founder of

Environmental Engineering Firm

9+ Years in

Environmental Analytics

Masters Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay

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Nachiketa
Das

Co-Head of Research & Innovation Lab

Former Lecturer in Economics

 

10+ Years in Human & Social Impact Analytics

 

Expert in Ecosystem Services and Food Systems Assessment 

GRI Certified

Masters Degree in Economics from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

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Elyse
Myrans

Chief Operating Officer

12+ years in sustainability and reputation management

Former Communications Specialist for Climate Change at the World Resources Institute

GRI Certified

Masters Degree in Social and Public Communication and Social Psychology from LSE

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Mahima
Sukhdev

Head of Product

12+ years in product innovation and sustainability at Xynteo and 4iNNO (PA Consulting)

 Advisor to BirdLife International

Judge for Tech Nation's Net Zero Climate Tech Accelerator

Bachelors degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Yale University 

Nikhil
Sharma

Head of Technology

Serial entrepreneur, founder of two startups in the Identity and Food tech space


Founder and Trustee of NGO enabling educational journey of  the underprivileged


8+ years experience working with technologies across domains


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from BIT, Mesra

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AdriA
linder

Head of People

25+ years supporting people, culture, and talent initiatives 
 

Former Head of People Operations and Talent Leader at OakNorth Bank

Entrepreneur and founder of an executive search business, A. Linder Associates
 

Environmental advocate through NRDC Council of 1000 and 1% for the Planet memberships
 

Bachelors Degree in East Asian Studies from Cornell University and KCJS (Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies) program graduate 

OUR DIrectors & ADVISORS

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VIAN
SHARIF

Head of Sustainability, FNZ Group

Founding Member, NatureAlpha

Member, Benchmark for Nature

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Joseph Mariathasan

Contributing Editor at Investments & Pensions Europe (IPE)

 

 Advisory Board of MoneyHub & PinBox Solutions

Former Director at Aviva Investors

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samir
shah

Managing Partner, Peak Venture Partners

Former Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers

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John blackman

Chief Product Officer, FNZ Group

Former Chief Executive of JHC Systems, a leading provider of platform software to the wealth management industry

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Edouard janssen

Board Member: Solvay and Financiere de Tubize

Advisory Board Member, The Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, INSEAD

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André Hoffmann

Vice Chair, Roche Holdings

 

 Founder, The Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, INSEAD

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John Elkington

Creator of ‘Triple Bottom Line’

 

CEO, Volans

 

 Honorary Chairman & Co- Founder, SustainAbility

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Mark
Gough

CEO, Capitals Coalition

 

 Advisory Board Member, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

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ERIK SOLHEIM

Former Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Former Minister of International Development of Norway

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Dr. Naoko Ishii

Deputy Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Japan

 

Executive VP, The University of Tokyo

 

 Director, Center for Global Commons

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TODD RUPPERT

Retired CEO, T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services

 

Venture Partner, Greenspring Associates

 

 Advisor - Access Holdings, Antler, Motive Partners

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FNZ makes investment in GIST to accelerate sustainable investing globally