Dina Powell McCormick is the Global Head of Sustainability and Inclusive Growth at Goldman Sachs. In this role, she partners with leaders globally to advance their sustainability efforts across all of their businesses. She is also global head of the firm’s sovereign business, responsible for helping build and enhance the firm’s relationships with global sovereign clients. She serves on the Management Committee and the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee. Ms. Powell McCormick rejoined Goldman Sachs in 2018 as a partner in the Investment Banking Division after serving as the U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy from 2017 to 2018. She initially joined the firm in 2007, and from 2007 to 2017, she led the Impact Investing Business and the Environmental Markets Group, which deployed more than $5 billion in market-based loans and equity to drive sustainable economic development and revitalize under-served communities. During this same period, she was also President of The Goldman Sachs Foundation, developing and overseeing two major initiatives to drive economic growth and opportunity — 10,000 Women and 10,000 Small Businesses — that successfully provided business education and capital to women and small businesses, respectively.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Powell McCormick served for President George W. Bush as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs and Deputy Undersecretary of Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy and as a senior White House advisor as Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel. She is currently a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.