Georgia Levenson Keohane

Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School

Senior Advisor, Responsible Investment

Fulbright Alumna to England

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Georgia Levenson Keohane has more than twenty years of leadership experience in the private and nonprofit sectors at the intersection of capital markets, responsible investing and business, philanthropy and public policy, most recently as the President of the Navab Capital Partners (NCP) Foundation and Head of the firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice, and before that Executive Director of the Pershing Square Foundation. Keohane is also a Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School (CBS), and the host of the Capital for Good podcast at CBS’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise. In 2020, she helped lead one of New York City's COVID-19 emergency response and relief efforts, and has focused on the importance of stakeholder capitalism in times of crisis.

 

A former McKinsey consultant, Keohane advises institutional, corporate, and philanthropic investors, community development and finance organizations, educational entities, think tanks, and mission driven companies. She speaks and writes regularly on social and economic policy, sustainable and impact investing, and the role of business in society and is the author of two award winning books, Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems (2016) and Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century: Innovation Across the Nonprofit, Private and Public Sectors (2013). Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Time, and the Harvard Business Review, among other publications.

 

Keohane is a senior fellow at New America and serves on several nonprofit and corporate boards. She holds a BA from Yale University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MSc from London School of Economics, where she was a Fulbright Scholar.