Marisa Drew is CEO of the Impact Advisory and Finance Department at Credit Suisse. She is responsible for setting the strategy and facilitating activities across the bank which lead to Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing on behalf of the bank’s private wealth, institutional and corporate clients. Prior to this role, from 2013 to 2017, Marisa was the Co-Head of the EMEA Investment Banking and Capital Markets (IBCM) Division. She has been in the investment banking business for over 30 years and with Credit Suisse since 2003.
Ms. Drew is active in recruitment, diversity and philanthropic initiatives in the industry. She sits on the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board and is a Trustee of the Credit Suisse Foundation. She also sits on the advisory boards of The Wharton School and the charity, Room-to-Read.
Ms. Drew was recognized by the BBC as one of the Most Powerful Women in Britain and by Fortune Magazine as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in International Business. She has also been recognized by Financial News in its "100 Most Influential Women in Finance" list in every year from its inception in 2007 through 2018.
Ms. Drew received a BA in Finance and Marketing with distinction from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School.