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Olivia Albrecht

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Olivia Albrecht

CEO, Aspiration
Olivia Albrecht

Olivia Albrecht is CEO at Aspiration, a climate finance company offering consumers, businesses, and investors access to a portfolio of high-quality climate assets. She was appointed to her role to expand and transform Aspiration’s market position as a leader in the carbon market industry. In her prior role as Aspiration’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Ms. Albrecht led the development of one of the largest and highest quality portfolios of carbon removal projects in the industry. Before joining Aspiration, Ms. Albrecht spent 10 years at PIMCO where she was most recently Head of ESG Business Strategy leading a diverse team of over 50 investment professionals across departments and functions. She also helped lead PIMCO’s Global Fixed Income product strategy team representing $100bn assets with clients spanning Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas split across institutional and retail investors. Ms. Albrecht serves as a Sustainability Advisory Board member at Persefoni, the leading carbon accounting software platform, and works with several geospatial data companies focused on the role of satellite imagery in tracking, monitoring, and analyzing sustainability risks. She also currently serves on the Leadership Council of New America, a policy think tank in Washington, DC, as well as Milken Institute’s Public Advisory Council. Ms. Albrecht earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Princeton University, an MBA from Columbia University’s Business School, and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.