Tazia Smith

COO & Managing Director

Tazia is responsible for institutional investor relations, family office partnerships for the funds and co-investment opportunities at Closed Loop Partners.

Prior to CLP, Tazia spent nine years at Deutsche Bank and seven years at Goldman Sachs focused on family offices delivering private direct investment opportunities, global structured lending, and capital market solutions.

Throughout her last year with Deutsche Bank, Tazia worked with the CEO’s strategy team on a plan for firmwide integration of sustainable finance. As part of her work in sustainability for DB, Tazia co-founded the IMP+ACT Alliance, a nonprofit technology and data initiative with the purpose of advancing market participants’ assessment of impact investments, that is now within the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

Tazia holds her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She graduated magna cum laude with her B.A. degree in Environmental Science & Policy from Duke University.

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