Vonda Brunsting works with the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Center for Public Leadership of the Harvard Kennedy School. In partnership with the Grantham Institute at LSE, she manages a project on Investing in the Just Transition, which aims to connect institutional investor action on climate with pathways for positive social impact.
Previously, she was director of the Capital Stewardship Program at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which was created to engage the capital markets and financial institutions in innovative ways. Vonda served as a trustee on the SEIU Master Trust Pension Plan and on the board of the Council of Institutional Investors. Prior to joining SEIU‚ Vonda Brunsting co-founded two community organizations devoted to leadership development and community change and worked on community finance initiatives at the University of New Hampshire and the Harvard Business School. She currently serves on the board of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), the Good Work Institute, and on the Investment Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund.
She received her Bachelor of Arts from Calvin College and holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.Back To People