Matt Christensen is the Executive Director for Eurosif (the European Sustainable Investment Forum) since 2002. Since Matt was recruited as Executive Director, Eurosif has grown into the premier European think tank and industry association for sustainable investment with more than 80 Member Affiliates that together represent assets totaling over €1 trillion.
Recent activities of Eurosif include its EU Market Study, High Net Worth Individual Sustainability Report, and successful submissions to the EU asking for improved transparency on environmental/social/governance issues by companies and funds. Matt is a frequent speaker at international events on sustainable finance matters and is a member of the European Commission Coordination Committee to shape the evolution of public policy around sustainable investment themes in the EU.
Matt was formerly a European Director at The Motley Fool, a venture capital-backed, leading publisher of information on personal finance and investing. He started his career as a strategy consultant with Braxton Associates/Deloitte Consulting based in New York, London and Paris, and his clients included Vodafone, American Express, Chanel and Carrefour among others.
He is a Non-Executive Director to three investment funds and holds masters degrees from Wharton (MBA – Entrepreneurial Management) and the University of Pennsylvania (MA – International Political Economy).