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John Cowen

Associate, Investments

John joined Ulupono Initiative in 2016 and started as the firm’s first senior analyst. As an associate, he supports the investment team, including conducting evaluation, due diligence, and financial modeling.

“Ulupono provided me with a unique opportunity to apply my finance background to the area of sustainability which is very important to me. I look forward to developing my skills in impact investing and helping improve the self-sufficiency of the Hawaiian Islands."

A graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, John received his Bachelor of Science in Management with concentrations in finance and economics from Boston College. Prior to joining Ulupono, he served as manager of energy economics at Energy Industry Corporation. In his spare time, he volunteers with the RISE program.

Fun fact: John's name is spelled J-O-H-N, not Jon.