Adam Barnard

Master of Advanced Management, Yale School of Management, 2017

Adam Barnard is pursuing a Master of Advanced Management degree at the Yale School of Management. Prior to Yale, Adam worked in strategy across Africa for SABMiller after completing his MBA at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a semester exchange at Kellogg School of Management in Chicago, where he focused on Impact Investing. Prior to his MBA, Adam worked in investment management in London for 7 years for UBS and Morgan Stanley. Adam is now looking to combine his passion for conservation and the environment with his expertise in finance and strategy.

Adam holds a MBA, BCom Honors in Finance and BCom in Economics, Politic and Philosophy, all from the University of Cape Town and enjoys, wildlife photography, the outdoors, and competing in marathons and Ironman races.  Adam has travelled extensively, especially in Africa where he hitchhiked across the length from Cairo to Cape Town, and sailed down the entire east coast in a local sailing boat called a dhow pursuing various interests including conservation initiatives, ornithology and fly-fishing.

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Natural Capital Symposium Explores Freshwater Finance

How can the growing community of practice around natural capital approaches continue to engage, learn and adapt? The 2017 Natural Capital Symposium discussed this question at Stanford University on Mar. 20-23. A key session was titled “Securing Freshwater through Innovative Public and Private Partnerships.” This session showed examples of innovations that often required partnerships between public and/or private institutions, development banks, and civil society.