Institutional Product Strategist,
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
Jeff Cohen is an Institutional Product Strategist at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). In his role, Jeff educates institutional investors and asset owners on financially material industry specific ESG topics and metrics for implementation into investment decisions across asset classes. Prior to joining SASB, Jeff consulted private equity and real asset firms on communicating ESG integration and impact outcomes in investment processes to limited partners through reports and marketing collateral. In addition, Jeff was Head of Business Development at Sonen Capital an ESG & Impact dedicated OCIO, where he worked with investors seeking to achieve impact in private markets through various environmental and social themes. Prior to Sonen, Jeff was a Director of Investment Opportunities at Venovate, a Fin-tech platform connecting institutional investors with unique private placement investments, where he conducted due diligence on private equity, real assets, and secondary transactions. Jeff has spent his career working with sophisticated investors at organizations such as Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Gerson Lehrman Group. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a BBA from the University of Michigan. Jeff is a CAIA charter holder and Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting Credential Holder.