Jeremy K. Balkin is regarded as an international thought leader on ethics in banking, impact investing, and the strategic engagement of millennials in financial services. He is author of Investing with Impact: Why Finance is a Force for Good. The book makes the case for an ethical transformation of Capitalism; outlines how millennials will reshape Wall St and corporate America; articulates why finance is a force for good; and outlines how to make impact investing a mainstream investment approach.
In 2008 he survived a life-changing extreme sports injury that shaped his purpose to deploy financial resources to improve the state of the world, and The Huffington Post described Jeremy K. Balkin as the "Anti-Wolf of Wall Street" for his work making the case that banking and finance are forces for good. His popular TED talk has been viewed nearly half a million times, and he has been invited to speak at Davos, the United Nations, London School of Economics, Harvard Business School and Yale School of Management.
Jeremy K. Balkin has run five marathons, successfully returned from Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, and received the prestigious UNSW Alumni Award for Achievement. He is designated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and has studied at the UNSW Business School, Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and Harvard Kennedy School.