Investment Analyst, Impact and ESG Specialist, McKnight Foundation
Funlola is an Investment Analyst, Impact and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) specialist at the McKnight Foundation. Prior to joining McKnight, he was the Africa Advisor at Concordia, a non-profit focused on building social impact through cross-sector partnerships. Previously, he served as Investor Lead at CDP, an organization focused on ESG integration into the financial markets as it relates to climate change, water scarcity, and soft-commodity deforestation. As Investor Lead, he worked with endowment funds, investment banks, private foundations, and impact investors, among others on encouraging S&P 500 disclosure on environmental matters and using that data for business decisions. He also launched a sustainable infrastructure financing tool for cities, states, and regions.