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Tess Mateo

Tess Mateo

Sustainability ESG Impact Investor, US W20 Delegate to G20, UN Advisor

Tess Mateo is Senior Advisor to AQAL Capital and the United Nations on Gender and Climate; and Managing Director of CXCatalysts, which develops public private partnerships in clean energy, water, sustainable food, and health. With her global networks developing “green economy” jobs, she is a sought-after collaborator and is a US W20 delegate to the G20.

Prior to CXCatalysts, Tess spent nearly a decade working for PwC’s Global CEO. She directed his strategic initiatives after spending 20+ years restructuring Fortune 1000 companies around the world. Tess also launched real estate and technology ventures and invests in social, fintech, and space innovators.

As a member of and an advisor to boards, she focuses on environmental and social impacts affecting enterprise value. Sample published contributions include The Internet of Women: Accelerating Culture Change (River Publishers 2016); Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles and Practices, 1st Edition (Macmillan Reference USA 2014); Beyond Reporting: Creating Business Value & Accountability, (WBCSD 2005); “The Administrative Expense Budget” for John Wiley & Sons’ top-selling Handbook of Budgeting, Third Edition, 1997.

Tess holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Columbia Business School.

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