Sam partners with companies and other investors to create and scale projects that combine profit with purpose and promote ecosystem conservation, restoration, and sustainable livelihoods for local communities.
Sam is an Investment Director with Mirova, a conviction-based management company entirely dedicated to sustainable investment. In this role he leads the company’s investments in nature-based solutions for the voluntary carbon markets. Mirova and its 100% owned subsidiary Mirova UK have been designing, raising, and investing strategies in the realm of carbon markets and natural capital investing for over 20 years. Currently, the Mirova Natural Capital platform has several strategies all relating to promoting the improved management of the world’s natural capital to support both the natural environment and the people who depend on it.
Prior to joining Mirova, Sam was the Director of Strategy and Impact at EDFI Management Company, a joint venture of European Development Finance Institutions to catalyse investments that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to joining EDFI MC, Sam was an Associate Partner and the Director of the Paris office for Dalberg Advisors. With Dalberg, Sam advised over 50 businesses, investors, international charities, governments, and multilateral institutions on how to create strategies that integrate financial and social goals to create value.