People Spotlight

Blair Miller

Executive Advisor

Blair Miller has spent her career focused on using business to address pressing social challenges with a particular focus on talent, access, and the human side of the future of work. As an investor she supports companies in global and domestic operations, designs talent practices and finds aligned investors, advisors, and board members to help the companies achieve their mission. Her focus is on helping companies scale through the lens of people and purpose. Throughout her career, Blair has held key positions such as co-founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, an emerging markets sustainable investment fund, Vice President at the family office of businessman Ray Chambers and she began her career at Acumen, a global impact investment fund. She has also advised leading organizations such as Andela, McKinsey’s Generation Initiative, Reservoir Capital, Rockefeller Foundation, and Roundtable Investment Partners. In addition to her investment work, Blair has served as an adjunct faculty (Senior Fellow) at Yale's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She teaches a course called "Aligning Profit and Purpose" where she teaches new models for how companies and investors can achieve outsized returns by integrating social value. She is a long serving trustee of The Africa Center. Blair holds an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and BA in English Literature from the University of Virginia. Her most recent op-ed publications are on reframing the career track, building purpose resilient companies and restructuring professional pathways for the future of work.

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