Andrew Klaber

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Andrew Klaber is a Partner on the investment team at Paulson & Company, an event-driven investment firm in New York. 

Originally from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Andrew graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa president from Yale College, where he was a Udall Scholar, Truman Scholar, and First-Team USA Today Academic All-American.  He earned Masters of Science degrees in Financial Economics and Economic History from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and holds a JD/MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, where he graduated with Distinction and as the Dean's Award winner.

Klaber received the President’s Environmental Youth Award at the White House and is a founding member of the Rainforest Alliance's Young Patrons group.  Since 2002, Andrew has served as founder of Even Ground (www.evenground.org), an international non-profit that annually provides more than 2,000 children who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS with academic scholarships, basic health care, and nutrition in South Africa.  He is a co-author of the book, Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Atrocities: Changing Our World (2012).

Forest canopy - photo by Sergio Izquierdo

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