jennifer faust


Jennifer Faust is an executive leader with nearly twenty-five years of worldwide investment and business advisory experience. Since 2012, she has been the Founder & Managing Partner of Faust Global Partners LLC (“FGP”), an international business advisory firm focused on ESG, Sustainability, and impact investing, primarily in private equity, venture capital, and development finance. Jennifer also provides clients strategic counsel on business development, client & investor relations, and capital raising. 


Jennifer is an International Advisor to the United Nations and World Trade Organization’s joint agency – the International Trade Centre (“ITC”).  Key programs include the ITC’s flagship initiative, Alliances for Action which focuses on sustainable agriculture and value chains in emerging markets, particularly in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (“ACP”). 


Jennifer is a proud Board Member of Aruna Project, an athleisure impact brand based in India and the United States. She is a Fund Advisor to Catalyst Investment Management, a specialized energy and water sector investment management company in the Middle East and North Africa. She also is a Managing Director (volunteer advisor) with Bankers without Boundaries


Previously, Jennifer was a Manager, Private Equity in the Investment Funds Department at the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (“US DFC”) and Senior Vice President at investment manager 57 Stars.

Jennifer holds a B.A. cum laude in Political Science & German Language from Furman University and an M.S.C. in European Studies, with an additional concentration in European Policy Making, from the London School of Economics (“LSE”). She is based in the Washington, D.C., area.