Nick Peters

Financial Fellow, 2018

Nick Peters is an investor, researcher, and strategic leader focused on long term climate regeneration and sustainable economic growth. Prior to working with Project Drawdown, Nick co-founded and was a Venture Partner at Factor[e] Ventures, an impact investment firm that supports early-stage entrepreneurs through a unique blend of seed capital and world-class technical resources. At Factor[e], Nick sourced deals and led a range of successful investments in India, Africa, and Latin America, with a focus on Clean Energy, Agriculture, Mobility, and Waste-to-Value.

Nick gravitates to opportunities to align business and environmental interests; he currently consults a range of startups, non-profits, and investment funds, and sits on the board of the Entrekin Foundation. His prior work experience includes a stint in consulting, at a venture-backed cleantech startup and in finance, where he devised strategies to divest a $100M institutional portfolio from fossil fuel positions.

Nick has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA with a B.A. in International Economics.