Director, ESG and Communications, Bain Capital
Kate Ahern is Director, ESG and Communications at Bain Capital, where she oversees environmental, social and governance (ESG) implementation; social impact measurement; communications strategies; and citizenship and philanthropy initiatives across the firm. Prior to her work at Bain Capital, Kate was Vice President of Social Innovation at the Case Foundation, where she managed a portfolio of initiatives, including programs focused on impact investing, social enterprise, and corporate responsibility. Previously, Kate managed international development, employee engagement, supply chain development, and corporate responsibility programs for Fortune 100 companies and US government agencies in emerging markets worldwide. She is on the board of Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, an affinity group of the Council on Foundations, and she has a master's degree from American University's School of International Service.