Lila Preston

Partner, Generation Investment Management

Lila joined Generation in 2004, a global investment management firm focused on long term sustainable investing (www.generationim.com). At Generation, she Co-Heads the firms Growth Equity strategy, helping to scale sustainable solutions businesses. Prior to joining Generation, Lila was a Director of Finance & Development at VolunteerMatch in San Francisco, and also a consultant for clients such as Save the Children (YouthNoise). Prior to joining VolunteerMatch, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Southern Chile where she worked on community-based forestry and conservation projects.

Lila graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BA in English and Latin American Studies. She also received an MBA from the London Business School. Lila is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Lila speaks fluent Spanish.

Lila serves as a Board Director for CiBO Technologies, Recyclebank, and Seventh Generations Social Mission Board, as well as Board Observer for Optoro and Toast.