David Barley

David Barley

Investment Director

David is Investment Director at Althelia Funds and is currently Fund Manager and sits on the Investment Committee for the Sustainable Ocean Fund. He has extensive career experience working in the sustainable resources sector and particular expertise in sustainable agriculture, clean energy and ocean sectors.

David focuses on leading deals for Althelia throughout the investment cycle, including origination, transaction structuring and portfolio management across growth stage opportunities globally. David also has a keen interest in the links between project performance and the social, environmental and economic outcomes that they can deliver. He is responsible for designing and implementing Althelia’s impact management framework and project Key Performance Indicators.

Before joining Althelia, David was a Senior Advisor to HRH the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit, where he managed the organisation’s programme on global food, energy and water security and for the Natural Capital advisor, Beetle Capital Partners. Prior to that he worked in investment at Climate Change Capital and was a strategy consultant at Accenture.

David has a BSc in Geography from University College London and an MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College London.

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