Finance, Sustainability, Impact Expert Michael Meehan Joins Knowledge Impact Network Board

March 20, 2023

Michael Meehan, a senior advisor and thought leader to funds, companies, investors and governments around the world, has joined the Knowledge Impact Network Board of Directors.

With over 20 years of experience in ESG finance, sustainability, and impact, Michael is former Chairman of the UK Sustainable Investment & Finance Association, a consortium of leading institutional investors with AUM of over £11 trillion and sits on the advisory boards for funds in the EU, US, Canada and Asia.

“We are thrilled Michael is joining the KIN Board and we’re certain we have just found a world-class leader that will help KIN be the best it can in serving humanity,” KIN Co-Founder and Chairman Alain Chetrit said.

For his part, Michael said “I believe that purpose and knowledge-sharing is essential to developing true leadership, and am honored to join KIN’s global mission to share knowledge and scale impact for the benefit of both people and planet.”

Michael is the former CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the largest sustainability standard in the world.  Previously, he served as vice chair of the Natural Capital Coalition, CEO of Carbonetworks, and is adjunct professor of Sustainable Finance at Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, Canada. 

Throughout his career Michael has worked with the White House, the UN, the World Economic Forum, and many other organizations in his mission to improve the state of the world through sustainable finance.

 Michael joins Alain’s co-founders -- Pierce Dunn, Abhijit Pawar and Scott Mordell -- and KIN CEO Elaine MacDonald on the board. 

Knowledge Impact Network™ (KIN) is a movement of purpose-driven leaders and innovative social entrepreneurs. Our desire is to alleviate some of the world’s most urgent issues by exchanging skills, insights, and connections to accelerate progress in these areas. We strive to secure a brighter future for all.

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