Edward Hsu, MPA, MBA
Edward has over 20+ years in finance, international development and strategy roles. Edward recently joined PwC’s Environment, Social and Governance (“ESG”) Strategic Consulting team, where his role is to advise companies on integrating ESG into their operations and enhance their impact. Prior to joining PwC, Edward spent 15+ years at the World Bank Group in senior management and investment roles. His roles included Chief of Staff, President of the World Bank Group, where he supported President Jim Yong Kim on executing initiatives such as the Pandemic Emergency Facility. As Senior Advisor to the President, he also led strategic initiatives in the area of new technology-driven scalable business opportunities that achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and enhance ESG performance by private sector clients.
His role included devising and implementing strategies, leading thought leadership projects, managing client relationships with global technology firms and working with governments and Bank teams to adopt technologies to improve environmental, social, and economic performance. He also supported President Bob Zoellick as an Assistant to the President. As Principal Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank Group), Edward also led investments in healthcare, education and agribusiness companies in developing countries including South Africa, Brazil, India and Vietnam. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Edward worked in JP Morgan’s Global Health Investment Banking and Banca Commerciale Italiana’s Leveraged Finance teams. Edward holds an MBA from Columbia University, an MPA from Princeton University, and a BA from Yale University.