Jeff Rosen is a newly appointed Professor of Practice in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy at Tufts University and the Director of the Certificate Program in Impact and Sustainable Investing.
For nearly 20 years, Jeff served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Solidago Foundation and its affiliated Foundations, where he oversaw all of the financial systems as well as managing the MRI and PRI portfolios.Jeff is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and holds a Masters in Resource Economics and Policy from the University of Maine, where he worked to pioneer sustainability focused impact assessment techniques. He has worked in the private sector as a serial entrepreneur, developing and selling food sector businesses, and as a chief financial officer for several restaurant chains and food manufacturers. He is an active, founding member of PVGROWS, a local food system collaboration located in Western Massachusetts, where he is part of a group focused on financing the regional food economy. Jeff is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Antioch University Sustainable MBA program, where he has taught Ecological Economics for Social Entrepreneurs since 2007. Jeff lives in Northampton MA, with his wife and three children.