Nicole Etchart

Nicole Etchart
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
San Francisco, USA

Nicole cofounded NESsT in 1997. As co-CEO, she leads NESsT´s strategy, growth, and impact worldwide, including its entrance into 12 countries, diversification of the portfolio to new target markets, and the use of diverse financial instruments.

Nicole is responsible for the development of NESsT’s new initiatives as well as its capacity and investment strategy and tools. She manages key donors and oversees a senior management team to carry out NESsT’s goals while maximizing the organization’s resources and impact.

Nicole is also an author, editor, and contributor with numerous publishing credits in social enterprise and impact investment literature. She has a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and a master’s in international studies from Johns Hopkins University.