Karina is a partner and co-portfolio manager of the Brown Advisory Large-Cap Sustainable Growth strategy (LCSG) and chair of sustainable investing. Karina joined Brown Advisory in 2009 and has extensive investment experience spanning early-stage ventures to debt and public equities. Karina is a respected leader in the investment community having been profiled in many leading financial publications, including Barron’s inaugural list of 100 Most Influential Women in Finance. She and co-portfolio manager David Powell have developed a distinctive fundamental research methodology focused on finding companies at the intersection of positive fundamental and sustainable business drivers. Karina was previously an equity research analyst for Winslow Management Co, a principal at Charles River Ventures, and an investment manager at the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust.


  • École Polytechnique, France, Post-Graduate Diploma (1998)
  • MIT, MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering (1997)
  • MIT, MS in Technology & Policy (1997)
  • Purdue University, BS in Chemical Engineering (1994)

Community Involvement

  • Brown Advisory Sustainable Investing Advisory Board
  • Charles River Watershed Association Advisory Board and Investment Committee


  • CFA®


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