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Brian Trelstad is a partner at Bridges Fund Management, a sustainable and impact investor with $1B in AUM. He launched Bridges in the United States, which has a growth equity fund and a real estate fund that invests in businesses and real estate projects that generate measurable social or environmental benefits alongside attractive financial returns. Prior to joining Bridges, Brian was the chief investment officer at Acumen, a global impact investor that financed entrepreneurial solutions to the problems of global poverty in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. During his tenure at Acumen, he oversaw the expansion of the global team, helped raise and invest $85M, and co-founded the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE). Prior to Acumen Fund, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Brian holds an MBA from Stanford University, an MA in city and regional planning from the University of California at Berkeley, and a BA in social studies from Harvard University. He is a 2010 Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.