Sarah Bernstein, PhD

Managing Principal / Head of Sustainability

San Diego

Sarah draws on her deep institutional investment experience, including her expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, to help clients achieve their goals by building successful investment programs. As a member of Meketa’s ESG Investment Committee, Sarah works to ensure that Meketa’s investment services address material ESG risks and opportunities.

  • Investment consulting
  • Joined Meketa in 2019

    Previous roles:

    • Pension Consulting Alliance, Principal
    • US Bancorp Piper Jaffray, Vice President and Senior Equity Analyst
    • First Union Capital Markets, Vice President and Senior Equity Analyst
    • Kaufman Brothers, Vice President and Equity Analyst
    • United Nations Secretariat, Economic Affairs Officer
    • Mantis Holdings, Vice President
    • Ontario Investment Fund Initiative, Project Director
    • Cuomo Commission on Competitiveness, Senior Economist

    Other responsibilities at Meketa:

    • ESG Investing Committee, Chair
    • Corporate Responsibility Committee
    • BA, University of California
    • PhD, New School for Social Research
    • Fundamentals of Sustainable Accounting (FSA) credential, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation
    • Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group – US (ICSWG-US), Co-Chair
    • Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN), Steering Committee
    • Member, PEWIN Foundation Board of Directors
    • Member, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
    • SASB Standards Advisory Group, Renewable Resources & Alternative Energy Committee