Dr. Keith Lee

Sustainable Finance Engagement Manager, WWF

Dr. Keith Lee is a Sustainable Finance Engagement Manager at WWF, where he engages with finance sector stakeholders in Asia and conducts research and capacity building on ESG integration. His background combines sustainability expertise and financial sector experience—he has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on topics such as food waste and livestock production’s climate change impacts. Keith has also worked in investment banking with UBS in Chicago, where he covered debt, equity, and mergers and acquisitions in the diversified industrials sector. Prior to joining WWF, he completed a PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, where he specialized in sustainability theory and practice, and for his doctoral thesis studied food waste in supply chains and households in South Korea. Keith also holds a master’s degree in environmental management from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago.