Welcome to ESGTree

Meet The Team

ESG, sustainability & technology experts with experience spanning 5 continents.

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Majid Mirza, CEO/Co-Founder

ESGTree is led by Majid Mirza, a global expert on impact investing and ESG. Former Head of Impact Investing at various organizations and founding board member of the Canada Forum for Impact Investing and Development, he has led ESG strategy, reporting, and research for over a dozen private equity firms, foundations, and government entities.

Majid’s doctoral research is on ESG in private capital markets. He regularly lectures at the university level on the topic of social and sustainable finance.

Gabe Francescutto, Head of Sales

Gabe Francescutto oversees sales at ESGTree. His versatile and goal-driven approach to sales and marketing has seen him excel in a number of industries, from software to agriculture to the non-profit world.
Gabe is particularly passionate about the SaaS space, and has helped B2B SaaS companies scale while remaining highly profitable. Gabe received his BA in Business and Commerce from Western University.

Majid’s doctoral research is on ESG in private capital markets. He regularly lectures at the university level on the topic of social and sustainable finance.

Shahzeb Irshad, Vice President Of Product Design

Shahzeb Irshad heads the product design of ESGTree’s cloud-based platform and plays a leading role in conceiving and implementing its evolving features. He is also responsible for adding and automating new ESG frameworks within the ESGTree system. Shahzeb brings with him a decade of experience in designing and managing government-funded grant projects (including from USAID and the UK’s Department for International Development).

As an experienced data analyst, specializing in ESG and impact investing, he regularly provides technical assistance and advisory services to financial institutions operating in private capital markets along with their portfolio companies.

Sarah Hussain, Head Of Customer Success

As Customer Success Manager, Sarah Hussain ensures that our clients’ specific needs are put front and center. Sarah brings a wealth of experience in program management in the education and development sectors. She singlehandedly managed the introduction and implementation of sports programs to over one hundred underprivileged schools in Pakistan as part of a UK Department for International Development initiative.

A communications expert, Sarah has facilitated numerous professional development activities for educators, most recently with regards to virtual/distance learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alia Ahmed,
Head Of
Communications

Alia Ahmed is a Communications Manager at ESGTree. Her prior experience lies at the intersection of current affairs journalism and the world of international non-profit advocacy.

Alia holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her short stories have won awards and been published across the world.

Majid Mirza,
CEO/Co-Founder

ESGTree is led by Majid Mirza, a global expert on impact investing and ESG. Former Head of Impact Investing at various organizations and founding board member of the Canada Forum for Impact Investing and Development, he has led ESG strategy, reporting, and research for over a dozen private equity firms, foundations, and government entities.

Majid’s doctoral research is on ESG in private capital markets. He regularly lectures at the university level on the topic of social and sustainable finance.

Gabe Francescutto,
Head of Sales

Gabe Francescutto oversees sales at ESGTree. His versatile and goal-driven approach to sales and marketing has seen him excel in a number of industries, from software to agriculture to the non-profit world.

Gabe is particularly passionate about the SaaS space, and has helped B2B SaaS companies scale while remaining highly profitable. Gabe received his BA in Business and Commerce from Western University.

Shahzeb Irshad, Vice President
Of Product Design

Shahzeb Irshad heads the product design of ESGTree’s cloud-based platform and plays a leading role in conceiving and implementing its evolving features. He is also responsible for adding and automating new ESG frameworks within the ESGTree system. Shahzeb brings with him a decade of experience in designing and managing government-funded grant projects (including from USAID and the UK’s Department for International Development).

As an experienced data analyst, specializing in ESG and impact investing, he regularly provides technical assistance and advisory services to financial institutions operating in private capital markets along with their portfolio companies.

 

Sarah Hussain, Head Of
Customer Success

As Customer Success Manager, Sarah Hussain ensures that our clients’ specific needs are put front and center. Sarah brings a wealth of experience in program management in the education and development sectors. She singlehandedly managed the introduction and implementation of sports programs to over one hundred underprivileged schools in Pakistan as part of a UK Department for International Development initiative.

A communications expert, Sarah has facilitated numerous professional development activities for educators, most recently with regards to virtual/distance learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alia Ahmed,
Head Of Communications

Alia Ahmed is a Communications Manager at ESGTree. Her prior experience lies at the intersection of current affairs journalism and the world of international non-profit advocacy.

Alia holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her short stories have won awards and been published across the world.

 

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Email

info@www.esgtree.com

Office Address

200 University Ave. Waterloo,
ON N2L 3G1 Canada