Before joining Silver Leaf Partner in early 2020, Eric had worked raising assets for both traditional and alternative strategies from both private wealth and institutional investors. Prior to this, Eric was a Senior Analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in their Global Control Department. Before that, Eric ran his own international business and economic development consulting practice. Earlier in his career Eric managed a USAID-funded trade and investment project where he first developed an interest in the roll private enterprise can play to address social, economic development and environmental challenges. Eric continues this interest as a member of the Silver Leaf Partner’s ESG Practice Group. Eric was a Fulbright Scholar in Japan and Southeast Asia. He also worked and studied in Taiwan and the PRC and is conversant in Mandarin Chinese. Eric earned a Master’s Degree from the Columbia School of International Affairs and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.