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 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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Founder &


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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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



SVP, Client and Data Delivery

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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SVP, Corporate 

12+ years experience in top tier strategy consulting with AT Kearney and Monitor Deloitte

Highly experienced in strategy and transformation execution

Deep specialism in digital & data, including strategy, transformation, new product development & innovation



SVP, Strategic Partnerships

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



SVP, Commercial Development

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 


SVP, Engineering

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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SVP, 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 




Head of Sustainability, FNZ Group

Founding Member, NatureAlpha

Member, Benchmark for Nature


Joseph Mariathasan

Contributing Editor at Investments & Pensions Europe (IPE)


 Advisory Board of MoneyHub & PinBox Solutions

Former Director at Aviva Investors

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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


André Hoffmann

Vice Chair, Roche Holdings


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


John Elkington

Creator of ‘Triple Bottom Line’


CEO, Volans


 Honorary Chairman & Co- Founder, SustainAbility



CEO, Capitals Coalition


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



Former Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Former Minister of International Development of Norway


Dr. Naoko Ishii

Deputy Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Japan


Executive VP, The University of Tokyo


 Director, Center for Global Commons



Retired CEO, T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services


Venture Partner, Greenspring Associates


 Advisor - Access Holdings, Antler, Motive Partners