Sasha Brown is a Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investment due diligence, strategy development, process management, deal sourcing, and portfolio company support. She assists with system and sector analysis, firm operations, and financial structuring. Sasha serves as a board director at Ambient Photonics, For Days, Upflex, and Opti, and is an observer on the board of Bluon and Energicity.
Prior to joining EIF, Sasha was a Principal at NewWorld Capital Group, where she co-led investments of more than $100M into growth-oriented companies in residential solar, diesel pollution reduction, and power electronics.
In her role, she focused on origination, diligence, closing, portfolio management, board activities, and fundraising. Her deals included SolarEdge Technologies, which had a successful IPO in 2015, and Astrum Solar, which was sold to Direct Energy.
Drawing on her industry background, Sasha has developed specialized expertise with respect to residential solar, the built environment, HVAC, and environmental consulting and engineering. She also led the establishment of the firm’s institutional practices for growth investments and processes for continual improvement.
Before joining NewWorld, Sasha worked in J.P. Morgan’s Natural Resources Group, and previously for Environmental Capital Partners, a private equity firm investing in middle market companies in the environmental industry. Prior to Environmental Capital Partners, Sasha worked at Atelier Ten, an environmental design firm providing consulting services to the building industry. At Atelier Ten, she focused on building energy models to optimize the energy cost and consumption patterns of buildings. She also worked on general environmental design consulting, including systems performance analysis, benchmarking, and strategic sustainability planning.
Sasha received a BSc in Environmental Engineering from Yale University and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management. While at Yale, she Co-Chaired the university’s Private Equity Conference and completed a research thesis evaluating sustainability metric systems for the built environment.