Brindusa Burrows

Visiting Lecturer

Brindusa Burrows is Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland where she lectures on SDG finance and the intersection between art, art thinking and sustainability.

She is the Founder & CEO of Ground_Up Project – an impact investing consultant currently piloting an approach to systematize large scale SDG-investing in Ghana, originally developed in partnership with the United Nations SDG Lab and UN DCO and currently supported by Convergence blended finance and the Swiss Impact Finance Initiative.

Between 2015-2018, Brindusa co-led GREEN-WIN – a multi-disciplinary international research project with Oxford University, SciencePo Paris, Potsdam University and Barcelona UAT and partners in China, Indonesia, Italy, South Africa.

Previously with the World Economic Forum, Brindusa designed and led for the G20 a multi-country program for public and private financing instruments for green growth.

Brindusa advised the first sustainability strategy of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), she was a mentor to the G20 Global Infrastructure Challenge, an advisory board member of the Swiss Economic Forum Circular Economy Community and of the Romanian Business Leaders Foundation.

Brindusa is a contemporary visual artist studying for a BA Hons with the Open College of the Arts. She maintains an active art and art teaching practice in Switzerland.