Jameela Pedicini, Executive Director, Perella Weinberg Partners
Jameela Pedicini is an Executive Director at PWP and co-leads the Mission-Aligned Investment efforts of the firm. She is responsible for managing client relationships with a focus on impact investing and integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into Agility’s investment process.
Prior to joining PWP, Jameela was the first Vice President for Sustainable Investing at Harvard Management Company, where she was responsible for leading Harvard’s sustainable investing strategy and integrating ESG issues into its investment process. She was previously an Investment Officer at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“CalPERS”), where she led the development and implementation of a variety of strategic ESG integration initiatives across the investment fund. Before working in the U.S., Jameela worked in London for the UN Principles for Responsible Investment where she led shareholder engagement initiatives between institutional investors and public companies on social issues including boardroom gender diversity, and labor practices and human rights in global supply chains. Jameela began her career as a Global Risk Analyst at Verisk Maplecroft.
Jameela holds an MPhil in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford, an MSc from the University of Amsterdam, a B.A. from Antioch University, and the CFA Society of the UK, Investment Management Certificate. She previously served on the Standards Council of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board in San Francisco.