VP, Impact and Reporting
Ellen brings considerable experience in management consulting, partnership development, research and evaluation to the Closed Loop Fund. She spent 6 years as a strategy consultant with FSG, the social impact consulting firm co-founded by Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter. Her clients included Fortune 500 companies, philanthropic foundations, governments, and national nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she directed learning and knowledge exchange for members and partners of FSG’s Shared Value Initiative, including Walmart, Nestlé, Intel, Coca-Cola, Yara and Novo Nordisk. During this time, she led the research team behind Fortune Magazine’s inaugural “Change the World” list, featuring 51 $1Bn+ companies addressing global challenges through profitable business models.
Ellen has also advised numerous successful social enterprises, including Revolution Foods, and served for 10 years on the advisory board of the Global Social Venture Competition.