Abigail B.

United States

Summary

Abigail Beach is a thought leader and published global responsible business and investing practitioner with expertise in impact management, CSR and ESG. She has a nuanced understanding of diverse investment asset classes and strategies including private equity, venture capital, impact investing, private credit, and infrastructure. Ms. Beach is an innovative, results-oriented problem solver with consulting experience in developing value adding products and services, including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assessment frameworks for companies such as Visa and Pearson; an emerging markets private equity performance database with the Wharton School; and bespoke investment tools for blue-chip private equity firms. She is a highly effective communicator adept at project management and C-Suite level relationship management, with an established track record of overseeing relationships with 200+ investors who collectively manage over USD$1 trillion in AUM globally. Ms. Beach began her career in South Africa working for a SME incubator. While continuing to work full time, Ms. Beach is also pursuing her Masters in Global Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She holds an executive certificate in Global Corporate Social Responsibility from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor in Science in Business Administration and Economics with minors in International Studies and Political Science from the Moore School of Business; University of South Carolina. She complemented her degree with International Business and Economic Development studies at Stellenbosch University, Vienna University of Economics and Business, and American University.

Experience

  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • economic policy
  • private sector development
  • finance
  • south africa
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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