About Us

Future-proofing investment decisions

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Our Name

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.”

 

Carl Sagan - A Pale Blue Dot

Our Values

HUMILITY

 


We are a small part of a greater whole trying to solve enormous challenges facing our planet.

LEARNING AND RELEARNING

 


Our work is informed by the ever expanding and evolving scientific, economic, and financial understanding of climate change, energy innovation, and economic equity.

COLLABORATION

 


Partner with others who have been working tirelessly to achieve our shared goals.

Meet Our Team

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Sharadiya Dasgupta

Founding Partner

Sharadiya leads strategy, client engagements, and industry partnerships. She is also the lead champion of Blue Dot’s “commitment-to-constant-learning” policy.

Past Experience: Senior ESG advisor to CEOs, CIOs, and family office principals, corporate banking, investment strategist in asset management firms like Invesco and BNP Paribas

Education: Master’s in Economic Policy from Columbia University, MBA from Indian School of Business, B.Sc. (Hons) in mathematics, SASB Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA)

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Bhavana Poosarla

Senior Associate

Bhavana works on ESG research and reporting client projects.

Past Experience: : Phenix Capital, Infosys

Education: : CFA Level III candidate, MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, B.Tech (Civil Engineering) from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India

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Dhruti Patel

Director

Dhruti advises clients on decarbonization and leads Blue Dot's real estate ESG advisory.

Past Experience: Brookfield Properties, Patrick Engineering, Goby

Education: MSc in Energy Engineering from University of Illinois, BSc in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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Jelmer Laks

Senior Associate

Jelmer advises clients on developing and executing ESG i strategies. 

Past Experience: ISS, Co-founder of startup focused on reducing environmental risks in coffee supply chains.

Education: : Master’s in Environmental Biology and Bachelor’s in Biology from Utrecht University

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Christopher Miller

Director

Chris advises clients on ESG program development.

Past Experience: : ISS, Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking (ASSET)

Education: : MPhil from University of Sussex, BA from Hamline University, MN

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Grace van der Ven

Associate

Grace works on ESG research and reporting projects.

Past Experience: Roux Associates

Education: MBA from Questrom School of Business, Boston University, Bachelor of Arts, Geology and Spanish from University of Rochester

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Sheridan Ribbing

Associate

Sheridan works on ESG research and reporting projects.

Past Experience: NuStar Energy

Education: : MS, Energy Policy and Climate from Johns Hopkins University, BS, Environmental Science from University of Texas at San Antonio 

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Jensen Ott

Communications Associate

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Maggie Blozy

Director, Finance

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Russell Nuce

Chief Operating Officer

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Ted Sebolsky

Director, IT

Network of Advisors

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Bennet Thomas

Advisor

Bennett is the Co-founder and General Partner at Triple Impact Capital

Expertise: Impact Investing, Corporate Finance, Corporate Sustainability

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Keith Beverly, CFA, CFP

Advisor

Keith is the Managing Partner and CIO of Grid 202 Partners

Expertise: Diverse Manager Sourcing and Diligence, Racial Equity Investing

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Our Affiliations

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