Dave Chen

CEO and Chairman, Equilibrium Capital

Founded in 2008, Equilibrium Capital has built a platform of real assets focused sustainability driven investment strategies for institutional investors. Equilibrium currently manages $2 billion in two portfolio strategies: Carbon Transition Infrastructure and Controlled Environment Foods.

Dave is Equilibrium’s CEO and serves on the boards of several of its fund portfolio companies. He started his career at Solectron, a pioneer in outsourced manufacturing, and McKinsey in their technology practice, and later served as a general partner with OVP Venture Partners. He served on the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank Board system until 2012 as Chairman of the Portland Branch, and was a board member of B Labs until 2018. Dave has, for 13 years, been a professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg Business School teaching and encouraging students to pursue sustainable investing.