After spending 20 years in asset management, Nili Gilbert now leads net zero transition planning for financial institutions, and climate solutions for industrial decarbonization. She is a Senior Advisor on these topics at Boston Consulting Group. Nili is an international leader in climate finance, carbon management, and building the new green economy through climate solutions, innovation, and technology; and has extensive experience in entrepreneurship and international coalition-building in both the public and private sectors.

Nili is Vice Chairwoman of Carbon Direct, a leader in scaling carbon management into a global industry through climate investment, technology, and client advisory. She is also Chair of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero’s (GFANZ) Advisory Panel of technical experts, as well as a member of its CEO Principals Group. In addition to serving as a Chairwoman of both the David Rockefeller Fund and the Synergos Institute Investment Committees, Nili is an Independent Board Director of Brookfield Asset Management. And in addition to her advisory role at BCG, she is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative Advisory Council, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Climate and Sustainability Advisory Board.

Nili has been named one of Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in US Finance, as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader; a LinkedIn “TopVoice” in Finance; Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Association of Securities Professionals; and a Bloomberg BusinessWeek “One to Watch.” She is a permanent member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York.

Previously, Nili was Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Matarin Capital, which became one of the larger women-owned asset managers in the US. She also previously served as a member of the State of California Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Group, the Social Mission Board of Seventh Generation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, and the TED Vision Council. Her TED Talk on climate finance has received nearly 2 million views.