In 2019, we welcomed Anubhav (Anu) S. Goel and Steven Berkenfeld to serve on Preserve’s Board of Directors. Anu and Steven each bring significant sets of experiences to help guide Preserve during a key time of growth.
Preserve's Board of Directors
Anu Goel is currently president of Client Growth Solutions with SPINS, the leading data, insights and analytics company focused on the Natural and Specialty products industries. In this role, Anu works with hundreds of innovative brands to help them accelerate growth as well as the leading investors focused on innovative brands. Before joining SPINS, Anu built leadership experience at McKinsey & Company, Beam, Inc. and Brand Equity Ventures. Anu also serves on the board of Family Farmed, whose mission is to put good food on every table. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelor’s degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Steven Berkenfeld recently retired from a career in Investment Banking to focus entirely on impact and sustainability. Steven is founder and principal of Ecotopia Consulting LLC. and is primarily engaged in advising earlier stage, mission driven companies. Previously he was a Managing Director in Investment Banking at Barclays where he served as senior sponsor of the Environmental and Social Impact Banking Initiative and was co-head of the firm’s Cleantech Initiative. Before joining Barclays in 2008, Steven spent over 21 years at Lehman Brothers in numerous roles including Chief Investment Officer of the firm's Private Equity Division. Steven is former chair of the board of the Sierra Club Foundation, and is a sponsor of several projects and board member of several other organizations focused on social impact and sustainability. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a Bachelor's Degree from Cornell University.
Preserve’s Founder and CEO, Eric Hudson states, “in the last year we have transitioned from high growth to managing our business in one of the worst crises in decades. I cannot think of two people I would rather have offering their guidance and strategic direction to Preserve’s team. We are incredibly grateful to have Anu and Steven working with us.”