Justin joined TIR in December of 2021 from Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) – a community development financial institution based in Oakland, California – recognized as one of the most experienced impact investment organizations in the United States. As Managing Director of PCV’s Research and Consulting practice, he led a team focused on developing and implementing customized impact investment strategy and measurement frameworks for institutional investors and fund managers. His team regularly published field-building research, including The Impact Due Diligence Guide, Economically Targeted Investments by U.S. Pension Funds, and Defining and Measuring the Creation of Quality Jobs. Prior to Pacific Community Ventures, Justin led the African forestry firm, Couloir Global Investors. In addition, earlier in his career, Justin was a Senior Consultant with the Minneapolis-based institutional investment consulting firm, Jeffrey Slocum & Associates (now part of Mercer), which provided advisory services for clients that oversaw $125 billion in assets. As a senior member of the firm’s Endowment and Foundation team, he managed many of its relationships with nonprofit clients. During his tenure at Slocum, Justin also created and managed the firm’s responsible investment team, which oversaw ESG integration, impact investing and thematic investing in sectors such as alternative energy, microfinance, and green infrastructure. Prior to that role, he headed up non-U.S. Equities research for Slocum. Justin holds a BA in Economics from St. John’s University and an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.