Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum



Peter Knez, formerly Chief Investment Officer at Blackrock, is renowned for escalating AUM from $5 billion to $40 billion in the U.S., and doubling it to $80 billion globally. Peter enhanced the quantitative research and fixed income sectors at Lincoln Capital Management and Goldman Sachs, complemented by his academic tenures at the Kellogg School of Management, University of Wisconsin, and University of Chicago, where he also completed his PhD at the Wharton School and conducted postdoctoral work. Presently, Peter is engrossed in infrastructure transformation, emphasizing energy transition and artificial intelligence, while pioneering in environmental finance through initiatives like rainforest tokenization and impact fund management, marrying his financial acumen with a strong commitment to sustainability and innovation.

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