ESG Director, Stafford Capital Partners
Silva Dezelan is Stafford’s ESG Director.
Prior to joining Stafford, Silva worked for Robeco where she was responsible for ESG integration and the implementation of ESG engagement across different private equity programs.
Before this role, Silva oversaw the Responsible Investing Program at Rabobank Sustainability Directorate and held a position of a fund analyst at Rabobank Private Banking. She started her career in responsible investing as an SRI analyst at the Institute for Investment Services Research in 2007. Prior to that, Silva was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.
Silva is a member of the PRI’s Private Equity Advisory Committee and Invest Europe’s Responsible Investment Roundtable. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.