Team

James Everett

James Everett is a Managing Partner with the Ecosystem Integrity Fund, where he authored the fund strategy; leads research, due diligence, and strategy development; and serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee.  He has been focused on environmental sustainability for 30 years, which has cultivated a sophisticated understanding of sustainability problems and strong pattern recognition with respect to workable solutions in green business.  James is committed to the integration of economic and ecological sustainability, believing that green ideas have increased potential for scale and impact when they are directed toward practical solutions of business problems.

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Devin Whatley

Devin Whatley is a Managing Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund, where he leads deal structuring, negotiations, and fund operations; assists with the fund strategy; and works closely with the portfolio companies.  He has been dedicated to environmental sustainability for more than 20 years and in particular the application of sustainability in technology and commerce.  He believes that demonstrating business success in sustainability is not only possible, but also required in order to accelerate the shift to a sustainable existence.

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Geoffrey Eisenberg

Geoffrey Eisenberg is a Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund and has been a member of the EIF investment team since its inception.  Geoff leads fundraising and investor relations for the firm.  His responsibilities also include investment deal sourcing, sector research, and strategy development.  Geoff also works directly with EIF’s portfolio companies on strategy, capital raising, and business development.  He serves as a board observer for T-Rex, Complete Solar, EV Connect, Flying Embers, and Clean Fund.

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Sasha Brown

Sasha Brown is a Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund.  Her responsibilities include investment due diligence, strategy development, process management, deal sourcing, and portfolio company support.  She assists with system and sector analysis, firm operations, and financial structuring.  Sasha serves as a board director at Upflex, Opti, and T-REX, and is an observer on the board of Bluon.

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Lisa Bauer

Lisa Bauer is an Associate at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investment due diligence, sector research, and deal sourcing. She has ten years of global experience at the field, policy, and academic levels in managing impact-driven projects and empowering communities and leaders. Prior to joining EIF, Lisa managed programs related to social entrepreneurship at the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC Berkeley.

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Brandon Blaesser

Brandon Blaesser is an Associate at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund.  His responsibilities include sector research, pipeline development and tracking, investment due diligence, and portfolio company support.  Before EIF, Brandon was an Associate at Kearney, a global management consulting firm.  At Kearney, Brandon worked with a range of clients to address growth, supply chain, and cost optimization problems.

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Sachi Twine

Sachi Twine is an Associate at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include sector research, deal sourcing, investment due diligence, and portfolio company support.  Prior to joining EIF, Sachi was a Research and Impact Associate with Global Partnerships, an impact investor based in Nairobi, Kenya.  Sachi performed social impact underwriting and operational due diligence for the fund’s Sub-Saharan Africa portfolio, with a focus on opportunities in financial inclusion and companies supporting smallholder farmer agriculture.

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Andrea Gaitan

Andrea Gaitan is an Investor Relations Manager at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investor relations support, communications, fundraising and marketing activities for the firm. Prior to joining EIF, Andrea spent over four years at Marlin Equity Partners where she focused on investor relations and marketing efforts.

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Sabin Ray

Sabin Ray is a Summer Associate through ICM’s Mosaic Fellowship.  Prior to joining EIF, Sabin was an Associate at the World Resources Institute, a global environmental research organization.  At WRI, Sabin worked to scale nature-based solutions through the Natural Infrastructure Initiative and the Global Restoration Initiative.

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Jessica Singh

Jessica Singh is a Summer Associate through ICM’s Mosaic Fellowship.  Prior to joining EIF, Jessica worked for IFC, World Bank. At IFC she supported infrastructure investments across Asia, enabling waste management programs to address India’s growing water crisis and focusing on project finance and equity raising for energy and logistics corporations.

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