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Dan Nielsen

Managing Director

As a managing director in Chicago, Dan Nielsen is responsible for the development and growth of the firm’s ESG offerings.

ESG Investors are demanding more and better ESG information from companies. Riveron combines investor communications experience with ESG expertise to help companies navigate this challenge and to engage with key stakeholders.


Dan has spent the past two decades in the investment industry focusing on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and sustainable investing. He has deep expertise working with portfolio managers and investors to understand which ESG issues can provide important insights and where to find and interpret ESG information. He has also worked closely with portfolio companies to help them recognize, address, and effectively communicate their ESG work.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature, University​ of Maryland
  • Master of Business Administration, University​ of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)