Thomas Cobti

Associate

Thomas is an Associate Consultant at KKS Advisors working primarily under the Strategy and Sustainable Investing service lines. Thomas has experience providing strategic advice for both private and public sector organizations and has been involved in research and data collection, client delivery, and business development activities.

At KKS, Thomas has provided strategic advice to the Rockefeller Foundation for their Revalue Ecosystems portfolio. This role involved developing an evaluation methodology with KPIs and specific targets to monitor the impact of the Foundation portfolio grantees. As part of this exercise, Thomas is developing an influence dashboard that will monitor and evaluate impact both at the grantee- but also at the macro-level. This process identifies the level of change the portfolio is generating on overall macro-economic environmental practices. The work pertains to the wider goal of mobilizing financial organizations and corporations to take a leading role in sustainable development.

Thomas has also conducted sell-side research for Investment funds on water risks in emerging markets and the flaws of GDP accounting for Asian economies.

Thomas holds a First-class Honours degree in Economics and Political Science from University College London (UCL). Prior to KKS, Thomas gained experience through internships in Finance at HSBC, METROPOLE Gestion Asset Management and the Union of Arab-French Banks as well as in journalism at the BBC. He also volunteered in a Community Development Bank in rural Ghana.

Thomas speaks fluent English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese. 

 

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