Shimul is an Associate in the Philanthropic Services practice area at CEA. She supports philanthropic, nonprofit, and impact investor clients to further marine conservation, sustainable seafood, and nature-based climate solutions. Through her experiences, she has developed an interest and expertise in project management, impact measurement, research, and communication. Her clients include the Autodesk Foundation, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and World Wildlife Fund.
Prior to joining CEA, Shimul was a fellow at the VertueLab Climate Impact Fund, where she led due diligence for venture capital investments in early-stage climate technologies. Previous clients have included multiple impact investors and nonprofits, such as Hatch Blue, Aquarev (Meloy Fund), Natural Resources Defense Council, and Wilderness Markets. She has also spent a year conducting research on marine protected area governance and ecotourism in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with Dakshin Foundation, where she authored and published several technical reports, peer-reviewed articles, and popular communication pieces.
Shimul earned a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University and a BA in environmental policy from FLAME University in Pune, India.