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Paul Yett

Managing Director

Paul is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane, based in the San Francisco office, working closely with clients. Paul is the Chair of the Responsible Investment Committee, providing oversight for Hamilton Lane’s responsible investment activities (as defined by ESG Risk Framework, Sustainable and Impact investments). Previously, Paul was the Director of ESG & Sustainability.  

Paul began his career in the private markets in 1994 with Stone Pine Asset Management. He joined Hamilton Lane in 1998 as an investment professional and later manager of the global venture capital practice before taking on the role of Relationship Manager on the client service team. 

Paul served on the Board of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, focused on building stronger, more diverse organizations through the inclusion and advancement of under-represented diverse talent across finance.  

Paul received a B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University and currently sits on the Board of Advisors for the University’s International Business School.

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Quick Hits | Talking ESG Metric Selection with Novata

When it comes to ESG metric selection, where does one even begin? We asked Novata Chief Impact Officer and Head of ESG Lorraine Spradley Wilson to share her recommendations on how to start that journey.

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On the Right “Tack”: Navigating the Complexities of the Energy Transition

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Navigating ESG Complexities Through the Energy Transition

The transition to shift to cleaner and more sustainable forms of energy is a complex process, one in which infrastructure must play a critical role. How can responsible infrastructure investing play a part in supporting the energy transition? We discuss this and more in our Q&A.

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The Drawdown, The Profile: Paul Yett

Director of ESG & Sustainability Paul Yett discussed Hamilton Lane's evolving ESG process and the setting up of our DE&I council with The Drawdown.

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Quick Hits | Talking ESG vs. Impact

What's the difference between ESG and impact investing? How do they intersect? Get the answers to these questions and more in this Quick Hits video.

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