Rina is responsible for the Client strategy of UBS and Society Group worldwide, previously Global Head of Sustainable Investing at UBS Wealth Management. She was previously Managing Partner and CEO of ESG Analytics, an environmental, social and governance-oriented investment consultancy, and later Social Impact Director at MasterCard.
She is also an adjunct Professor at Columbia University on Sustainable and Impact Investing and since 2013 has been one of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Young Global Leaders and is member of the WEF expert network.
Rina was named in 2014 by Newsweek as one of the leading Women in Tech in NYC. Rina is founding member of the New Innovators Council at the World Resources Institute and is Board Member at IamtheCode, a global movement to teach girls and young women to code as a way to build their creative capacity and help them realize their own potential.
Rina founded in 2015 the Impact Lab for the WEF, a boot camp to identify ideas to tackle global social challenges, having launched successfully more than 20 Global Initiatives. She is an Advisor to the Sustainable Finance Professionals Network at Columbia University and a member of the B-20 Germany Climate Change Taskforce in 2016- 2017 and B-20 Argentina Energy and Climate Change Taskforce 2018.
Rina holds a MA from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and Certificates on Innovating for Sustainability and Corporate Performance from Harvard Business School and Certificates on Public Policy for the 21st Century from the Harvard Kennedy School and Public Policy and Leadership from Yale. Rina is also member of the Women Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School. She started her Banking Career 27 years ago with an apprenticeship.