Tamara Larsen, Partner at Mercer and US ESG Investments Practice Leader
Tamara is a Partner at Mercer and is the US ESG Investments Practice Leader. She has more than 22 years of investment management experience and is a leader in values-aligned investing for institutional portfolios.
Tamara serves as Co-Chair of the Investment Committee for the David Rockefeller Fund; she is also a Board and Finance Committee member for the Public Welfare Foundation and Board Chair for the Clara Lionel Foundation. Tamara was previously on the Board and Audit Committee of Mainstream Renewable Power Africa Holdings (MRPAH), a Pan-African renewables venture.
Tamara was previously a Managing Director at Agility, where she led the Mission-Aligned Investment Practice and was a member of the Investment Committee. Before joining Agility, she was Head of Private Markets Research for Russell Investments and a portfolio manager for a Europe-focused impact investing mandate. She began her career in institutional real assets investing.
Tamara holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Smith College and a master’s degree in real estate development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a Toigo Fellow.