Diana Nielsen

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program

Diana Nielsen is the Co-Founder and CEO of ESGx.io, a blockchain-based ESG risk management and rating platform. Ms. Nielsen previously served as a legal fellow at the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and was formerly an investment analyst at ACO Investment Group, where she worked on the company’s investment team and supported operations at IT, energy and infrastructure portfolio companies doing business in South and Southeast Asia. Before this, Ms. Nielsen served as an environmental governance adviser to the Burmese Environmental Working Group, where she coordinated civil society engagement pertaining to natural resource development and land law reform in Myanmar. She has also worked at Deloitte Consulting, where she advised the Government of Myanmar on foreign investment in the country's shrimp and rice industries. Ms. Nielsen holds a B.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University, an M.I.A. in international affairs, and a J.D. from Columbia University. While at Columbia, she was an Oldham Fellow and Women in Energy Fellow.

Contact Information
Email: diana.nielsen [at] esgx.io