Divya Seshamani is an investor with over private equity 20 years of experience.
As Managing Partner of Greensphere Capital, she manages funds that invest in sustainable companies and projects that help to mitigate the biggest systemic risks facing the next generation – climate change, resource scarcity and commodity volatility – in sectors such as energy, water, waste and sustainable agriculture and forestry.
Prior to Greensphere, Ms Seshamani was a Partner at TPG (a San Francisco-based Private Equity firm). Ms Seshamani has also held investment roles in Special Investments at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), Unilever Ventures, The Parthenon Group and Goldman Sachs.
Ms Seshamani is a Non-Executive Board Member at Forterra PLC, at Duranta Energy (an effluent treatment and biogas company) and Western Forestry and Energy (a sustainable forestry and energy business). She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and served for two consecutive terms on the Council of Chatham House (the Royal Institute for International Relations). She was appointed by the Secretary of State to Her Majesty’s Government Council of Sustainable Business where she leads the Net-Zero Carbon initiative.