Faculty Directors

Professor Adair Morse

Co-Faculty Director

Distinguished Associate Professor of Finance, Soloman P Lee Chair in Business Ethics and 2019 Cheit Teaching Award winner for the best MBA instructor. She is the Founding Faculty Director of the Sustainable and Impact Finance Initiative, and she is also a fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Business. She is an expert in household finance, sustainable and impact investing, entrepreneurship and small business, and pension asset management.

Professor Panos N. Patatoukas

Co-Faculty Director

Panos N. Patatoukas is a tenured Associate Professor and the L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting at U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He received his PhD, Mphil, and MA from Yale, his MSc from the London School of Economics (with distinction), and his BA in accounting and finance (valedictorian) from Athens University of Economics & Business. He is an expert on micro and macro interdisciplinary capital markets research.


Terhilda Garrido

Executive Director

Terhilda Garrido joins the SAIF team as Interim Executive Director.  She brings a wealth of experience to the group. Previously VP HIT Transformation and Analytics at Kaiser Permanente where she worked for 29 years, her group studied the financial and non-financial impact of innovation at KP.  Among those analysis, she published work on the carbon footprint of KP’s $3B investment in IT. Post Kaiser, she evaluated/consulted for early stage organizations.  This included work at a women’s health impact investment startup. She has an ORFE engineering degree from Princeton and a MPH in Biostatistics from Berkeley.

Megan Morrice

Megan Morrice

Program Director

Leads the Sustainable and Impact Finance Initiative’s programs and development of new opportunities for students. Co-founded ValuesAdvisor, a matchmaking platform for financial advisors and clients focused on impact investing, and previously worked as the ESG specialist for EQIS Capital Management and led client and partnership development at HIP Investor, a global leader in impact investing.

Senior Leadership

Laura D. Tyson

Professor Laura D Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School

Laura D’Andrea Tyson is an influential scholar of economics and public policy and an expert on trade and competitiveness who has also served as a presidential adviser. She is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. She also chairs the Board of Trustees at UC Berkeley’s Blum Center for Developing Economies, which aims to develop solutions to global poverty. She is the former Faculty Director of the Berkeley Haas Institute for Business and Social Impact, which she launched in 2013. She served as Interim Dean of the Haas School from July to December 2018, and served previously as dean from 1998 to 2001.