Hattie Brown

Hattie is an experienced professional in the areas of impact and ESG-factor investment, program evaluation and impact measurement. In her current role, Hattie performs underwriting, financial and legal due diligence, and other advisory services to federal clients with loan and grant programs within the mission-oriented finance practice. Prior to this role, Hattie worked for an impact investment fund focused on innovation in mental health, where she designed the fund’s strategy for investing in nutrition, developed tools for modeling impact, as well as an approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion for investment criteria and internally.

Hattie previously worked for MSCI in the ESG Research practice, where she developed a methodology for investing in nutritious products as part of the Sustainable Impact Index, as well as the indicators for measuring human capital risk and management. Prior to this, Hattie worked in compliance for a municipal bond insurance firm and a retail bank in New York City. Hattie holds a Masters of Science degree in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition and a Masters in International Business from Tufts University. She was a 2018-19 fellow with the Kirchner Impact Foundation.