As a manager in BSR’s Infrastructure and Finance team, Renate supports and advises companies with their design and implementation of innovative sustainability strategies and practices. Renate partners with companies to develop materiality assessments and sustainability strategies to help drive change.
Prior to joining BSR, Renate worked with a New York City-based mission-driven foundation that aimed to measurably and sustainably lift New Yorkers out of poverty. In her role as a senior project manager, Renate worked across all portfolios supporting grantees capital, real estate and operational needs. Renate also worked on collaborative initiatives supporting the 2020 census count, advocating for leaders of color in philanthropy, and providing urgent and crucial support to New Yorkers in need during COVID-19. Earlier in her career, Renate worked as an environmental engineering consultant and project manager within the tristate area where she worked on major engineering projects. She has volunteered on water and sanitation projects across Africa, Asia, and Central America.
Renate holds a BA in Sociology and a BEng in Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney.