Emily is an Associate at Malk Partners, where she conducts ESG due diligence reviews in transactions. Emily identifies and evaluates ESG risks for target companies to mitigate potential operational liabilities. Prior to joining Malk, Emily served as Secretariat for the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation (CPIC), a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at scaling up return-seeking investments in conservation. Additionally, she led an initiative at the Smithsonian National Zoo to design a triple bottom line material reuse system. Emily has experience with investment banking, community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and the public sector, both at the Department of Justice and the U.S. Congress.
Emily graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Sustainability and a M.Eng. in Biological and Environmental Engineering.
During her time at Cornell University, Emily’s studies focused on sustainable systems. Through her graduate program, Emily conducted research surrounding the design of closed loop hydroponic systems. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Psi and won second place in Cornell’s Big Idea Competition—an entrepreneurial showcase in collaboration with Blackstone Launchpad.
In her free time, Emily enjoys skiing, traveling, and listening to podcasts.