Keila Aires Hand
Head of ESG, Quantum Energy Partners
Keila leads Quantum Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program strategy, ensuring its successful implementation and integration throughout the investment lifecycle focusing on management of ESG material risks, operational efficiency and disclosure, while engaging, influencing, and gaining support from Quantum and its portfolio companies, as well as external stakeholders.
Prior to joining Quantum, Keila was Director of Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs at Crown Holdings, where she was responsible for the development, implementation and communication of the company’s global ESG strategy, as well as ESG regulatory affairs. Prior to Crown Holdings, she was Director of Environmental Sustainability, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) for PepsiCo. Keila has also held senior Sustainability positions at World Wildlife Fund as a Senior Manager, International Paper Company and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Keila holds Executive Sustainability Leadership education from Harvard University; a Master of Environmental & Chemistry Engineering from State University of Campinas (Brazil); a Masters of Environmental Management as Fulbright Scholar from Duke University; an M.B.A. from the Federal University of Rondonia (Brazil); and a B.B.A. from Brazilian Lutheran University (Brazil).