Whitney Nguyen, CFA

Director of Impact Research

About Whitney

As Director of Impact Research for NorthStar, Whitney conducts due diligence and engages with our portfolio companies on a wide range of social issues that fall into NorthStar’s core five focus areas of human rights, racial and gender equity, environmental justice, economic equality, and corporate governance.

Prior to NorthStar, Whitney was a Senior Investment Analyst and Investment Consultant at River and Mercantile Solutions where she managed portfolios for institutional pension plans and advised on 401(k) plans. At River and Mercantile, Whitney served on the firm’s ESG Committee where she helped the firm sign up to the UNPRI, receiving an A+ rating in its inception year as well as helped define the firm’s ESG investment criteria and sustainability efforts. She holds a B.S. from Northeastern University and is a CFA charterholder.