Tazia Smith

Managing Director

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

Prior to CLP, Tazia spent eight 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. She began her career at Citibank in the firm’s in the Law Firm Group.

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, an independent nonprofit technology and data initiative with the purpose of advancing market participants’ assessment of impact investments.

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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