IRINA MARIA PETERSON
SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISOR
Irina is an explorer, an environmental activist, and an ocean lover, based in Monaco. Having worked in the finance and wealth management industry for over two decades, Irina has shifted her focus to the preservation of the environment and in particular in Ocean protection. Her passion is assisting companies and individuals in their efforts to embrace sustainability and act on the huge environmental issues our planet is facing. Auto-proclaimed an “imperfect activist”, Irina spent five weeks at the start of 2020 researching and revealing the plastic pollution in Galapagos and Easter Island, and navigating in between, as part of the eXXpedition crew. An MBA graduate in Finance from the International University of Monaco, Irina’s education in the field of sustainability includes the edX Program “Our Planet – Our Ocean” and the Stanford University Program in Business Sustainability. Irina is a professional member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.
Irina’s heart beats at the intersection of sustainability, business, and innovation & social entrepreneurship. She actively shapes sustainability strategies, provides ideation and next best practices in sustainability, clear awareness, and training programs.
Irina Maria Peterson is a board member of OceanoScientific Monaco, a member of Monaco Impact, “member societaire” of Yacht Club of Monaco, and an ambassador for Passion Sea and eXXpedition.