Justina Lai



Associate, Rockefeller Foundation
New York, NY, USA

Justina Lai joined the Rockefeller Foundation in 2009. As an Associate, Ms. Lai works with the Foundation’s Program Related Investments (PRI) portfolio and on the Impact Investing initiative.

Prior to joining the Rockefeller Foundation, Ms. Lai was an Associate in the New York and Paris offices of Vestar Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with six global offices and over $7 billion in assets under management. Shealso worked in the sponsor coverage group within Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division in New York, where she assisted in financial advisory and capital raising services for private equity clients. In addition, she has held positions with Legacy Venture in Palo Alto, CA and Rwanda Works in Kigali, Rwanda.

Ms. Lai received a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from New York University and an MBA with certificates in public and global management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.