Chief People Officer // Portfolio Services and Impact
Galvanize Climate Solutions is a mission driven investment platform built to produce and scale vital climate solutions.
Sachi has had a diverse career spanning venture capital and private equity, executive recruiting, and operational roles at startup and public technology companies. Before joining Galvanize, Sachi most recently served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at GI Partners, a multi-strategy investment firm that has raised over $30B in institutional capital. Prior to GI Partners, Sachi was Director, Portfolio Services at Index Ventures, where she helped build Index’s capabilities to accelerate the growth of their portfolio companies in the US and Europe, in terms of headcount and revenue. Sachi holds MBA and BA degrees from Harvard University. When not at work or with her family, Sachi can often be found in the pool as a masters swimmer and masters water polo player.
press-releases Galvanize Climate Solutions announces key leadership hires Galvanize Climate Solutions (“Galvanize”), a mission-driven investment platform, today announced the appointment of Sachi Blue-Smith as Chief People Officer and Kacy Gerst as Vice President of Science and Technology. Earlier this year, Galvanize announced the appointment of Nicole Systrom as Chief Impact Officer.
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