Over 20 years of executive leadership experience, Cooper has emphasized client needs, outcomes, and creative approaches with entrepreneurial investors to create and expand businesses. He has founded and built a $75 billion multi-boutique, global-channel firm, along with growth platforms for investment management entrepreneurs while innovating for responsible investing and democratizing investment outcomes.
A regular keynote contributor on the business of asset management and the role of investments in society, his insights on capital markets, investments, sustainable investment / ESG, and the business of asset management have appeared in a range of publications and broadcast outlets, including the WSJ, Financial Times, IPE, Institutional Investor, Pensions & Investments, Plan Sponsor, CNBC, Fox Business, and the London Stock Exchange, among others.
Experiences includes business creation, mergers & acquisitions, investments, sales, risk, infrastructure, international development, private equity investing, project finance, and complex environmental projects. Cooper has served as a Fulbright Fellow in the South Pacific working on cross-cultural sustainability impact projects. Cooper earned a B.A. with Phi Beta Kappa and honors from Brown University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania). He is a CFA charterholder, a Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and has received the FSA credential from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.
In addition to a sustainability focus, Cooper is an active mentor and supporter of first-generation and under-represented access to higher education and career opportunities through involvement with universities and not-for-profits including FIU, USF, APIA, Brown, Wharton, and the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America.
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