Eurasia Group | Shari Friedman


Managing Director, Climate and Sustainability


Energy, Climate & Resources, Alternative/Renewable Energy, Climate Change, Sustainable Finance

Shari Friedman leads the firm's climate and sustainability coverage, focusing on environmental and social policies and on trends affecting energy companies, industrial production, retail, supply chains, technology companies, agribusiness, and financial institutions. Shari and her team work across regions and sectors to help clients understand evolving policies and how they will affect clients' businesses today and in the future.

Shari has been involved with climate and sustainability issues for over 25 years. She worked for the US government during the Kyoto negotiations and moved on to roles in venture capital, consulting, and banking. Immediately prior to joining Eurasia Group, Shari worked at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, where she led climate strategy and managed a team of industry specialists focused on renewable energy, green buildings, battery storage, sustainable waste, electric vehicles, low-carbon cities, and emerging green technologies such as hydrogen and carbon capture storage and utilization. Shari received a bachelor's degree in political science and music from Tufts University and a master in public policy from Georgetown University.