Adjunct Professor Carlos R. Zapata

Carlos R. Zapata

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Carlos Zapata is a Sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) professional. He has worked in the investment management industry for the past 22 years, while the last 10 years integrating ESG factors and sustainability in the investment process. He is a graduate of Yale University’s MBA in Sustainability and the University of San Francisco’s MS in Financial Analysis programs.


  • ESG
  • Sustainability
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


  • Chair, University of San Francisco Alumni Board Program Committee
  • VP, University of San Francisco Alumni Board
  • Member, University of San Francisco Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee


  • Yale University, MBA Sustainability
  • University of San Francisco, MS Financial Analysis
  • California State University East Bay, BS Criminal Justice and BA Spanish Literature

Prior Experience

  • Sr. Staff - ESG, Twist Bioscience
  • ESG & Sustainability Consultant, TRC Companies
  • ESG Consultant, Citizens Bank
  • ESG Portfolio Manager, Magister Capital Management

Selected Publications

  • Marcas con Propósito (Brands with A Purpose), September 2021

  • Criterios ASG en el Proceso de Inversión (ESG Factors in the Investment Process), August 2021

  • Inclusión Financiera (Financial Inclusion), July 2021