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Sam Hilton

Research Advisor

Sam is a Research Advisor for Seneca Impact Advisors where he is involved with landscape-level economic analysis as well as origination and project funding preparation. He was previously a Senior Research Analyst for the Environmental Finance & Bankable Nature Solutions team at WWF. He was intimately involved with the in the establishment of the Climate Impact Asia Fund and sits on its investment advisory committee.

While at WWF, his focus was on working with asset owners and managers to shift their financial flows towards sustainable investments. He authored WWF’s Climate Primer for Institutional Investors and Assessing Portfolio Impacts: Tools to Measure Biodiversity and SDG Footprints of Financial Portfolios.

He was previously an equity research analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Fox-Pitt, Kelton in Hong Kong, both boutique investment banks specialising in the financial services industry, where he covered banks, brokers, and exchanges across the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to that, Sam spent seven years as a strategy consultant at Monitor Group, where he developed strategies for sales & marketing, distribution, and market entry for multinational clients across Asia-Pacific. He is a graduate of Harvard College.