Dr Erin Castellas oversees impact management and measurement strategy and implementation across the organisation. Erin has more than 15 years’ experience working at the interface between social, environmental and economic outcomes.
She has worked as a university researcher and lecturer on sustainability measurement and social impact and built her own sustainability consulting practice where she led projects in the US, India and Australia for the world’s largest cleantech private equity investor, a cleantech advisory firm and the Asia Pacific Partnership for Clean Development and Climate.
Erin has also led projects on social enterprise and impact investing for the Victorian Government, Impact Investing Australia and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia. Earlier in her career she worked as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley while building and leading community development and environmental advocacy non-profits in the US.
Erin has a BA in Environmental Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD from Monash University which explored how organisations create multiple forms of value. She currently holds a position as adjunct fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University and continues to have a strong interest in how values and value intersect. Erin has five children and the world’s best dog.