Kara has spent her career at Goldman Sachs at the intersection of shareholders, policymakers, interest groups, and the firm’s leadership, helping the firm define and execute on its corporate governance and sustainability objectives. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Sustainable Finance Group, which partners with the firm’s businesses to deliver sustainability-related solutions. This includes helping clients to develop capabilities to address climate transition and drive more inclusive growth. Previously, Kara was a managing director in Investor Relations where she led engagement with the firm’s investors on corporate governance and sustainability. In this capacity, she worked with management and a diverse array of external partners to enhance the firm’s approach to corporate governance and develop best-in-class sustainability reporting and disclosure – this included responsibility for the firm’s annual sustainability report. Kara earned a BS in English and Finance from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.