After college, Find Findsen advised the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Group of 77 on the negotiation, establishment, and operations of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) which is jointly implemented by the World Bank, UNDP, the United Nations Environment Programme, and other organizations.
Since 1992, the GEF has provided $20 billion in grants and mobilized an additional $112 billion in co-financing for more than 4,800 projects in 170 countries.
Find Findsen was previously a management consultant at McKinsey & Company where he advised senior executives leading Global 500 companies in pharmaceutical, financial services, insurance, and telecommunications sectors on strategy, marketing, sales, the creation of new business units as well as mergers & acquisitions. He also served as a senior executive of and advisor to a range of startup companies.
At age 13, Find wrote the code for a clone of the popular video game Breakout.
Find Findsen graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University where he received the John G. Buchanan Prize for graduating #1 in the Department of Politics.
At Princeton, he wrote a senior thesis entitled “Globalization from Below: The Rise of Global Civil Society and the Transformation of World Politics, Human Identity, and Intergovernmental Institutions.” The thesis is a case study of how global civil society impacted the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), shaped future climate diplomacy, and thus contributed to the transformation of world politics, human identity, and intergovernmental institutions.
Find holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he co-authored a Harvard Business School case study on Motive Communications with fellow student William W. Chan and HBS professors Jeffrey F. Rayport, Marco Iansiti, and Myra M. Hart.
He was born and raised in Denmark.
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