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Karin Berardo

Director, Sustainable Debt

Arlington, Virginia

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Karin Berardo Senior Director of Debt Conversions © TNC

Areas of Expertise

financial structuring, fund management, impact investing, sustainable infrastructure

Media Contact

Andrew Tingley
ph. +1 917-270-1313


Karin is a Blue Bonds deal lead, structuring marine conservation and climate adaptation funding across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy, she spent over 20 years structuring impact investment funds and developing projects for renewable energy, affordable housing, water, food and waste management projects on 5 continents. Early in her career, Karin led natural resources policy programs with IMAZON and the Ford Foundation in the Brazilian Amazon. Karin holds a Bachelor's, a Master's in Public Policy and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, and she speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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