Pedro Henriques da Silva, Director of Shifting Trillions, Sierra Club Foundation
Pedro Henriques da Silva is an investor, advocate, and the Director of Shifting Trillions at the Sierra Club Foundation (SCF). At SCF, Pedro provides strategic direction for the Foundation’s leadership role in shifting trillions of dollars from the current economy to an economy that addresses the climate crisis and restores ecosystems while advancing equity. In addition to his role at the Foundation, Pedro serves on the Board of Directors to The Crane Institute for Sustainability.
Prior to joining the Sierra Club Foundation, he was an Investment Associate at Global Endowment Management, where he led work on impact measurement and underwriting for the firm's investments, developed net zero and climate justice thought leadership, and spearheaded design of GEM's racial and social equity investment lens frameworks.
Pedro uses his current role, foundation in social science, and formative personal background to help move capital towards positive social and ecological outcomes. He believes ideas shape our world, and to build a better one, we need better ideas. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Reed College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and completed the General Course at the London School of Economics (LSE).