Ashley Cohen

Director of Outside Investments

About Ashley

Ashley joined NorthStar in 2021 and is NorthStar’s Director of Outside Investments. Ashley supports NorthStar’s clients in identifying investment opportunities for social and environmental progress outside of the public stock and bond markets. She has a particular expertise and emphasis on outside investments that advance equity in Black and Brown communities in the US.

Prior to joining NorthStar, Ashley worked in the sustainable and impact investment division of Cambridge Associates, where she conducted investment due diligence on impact investment funds including early stage venture, real assets, public equity, and fixed income and supported institutional investors on implementing and monitoring the financial and impact performance of investments. Ashley also co-authored reports regarding social equity investing to advise investors on aligning their portfolios with key social equity issue areas.

She holds a BA from Dartmouth College, where she studied Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.