Amber Nystrom

Amber Nystrom

Ranked as one of the top global 2018 “Real Leaders 100” by Real Leaders Magazine, Amber is among the world’s foremost innovators of large-scale global systems change  and a leading pioneer in impact investing. She is a founding Principal of the 5th Element Group, a next economy for-benefit company that is harnessing the most innovative blockchain and smart contract technologies into new impact capital vehicles and products of digital value exchange to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She also serves at Co-Founder and CEO for the Fifth Element Fund, a fully independent Donor Advised Fund (DAF) that distinctly bridges highly tax advantaged and philanthropic giving and digital crypto and token currencies towards de-risking and mainstreaming moonshots to meet the SDGs. Together, these sister impact platforms serve as a Supercluster of Innovation and global collaboration destination to bridge historic last mile innovation gaps and to begin to take true quantum leaps for humanity’s future.

Amber is credited with numerous world firsts across sustainable finance and global innovation ecosystems. She has shaped impact strategies for HNW/UHNW families and finance firms with over $13.5 trillion in AUM, and marshaled $200 billion into sustainability globally. She serves with 5th Element as the architect and President of the Decade Of Women, a decade solutions campaign to complete the gender equity revolution; and the Curator of the SDG Finance Summit, mobilizing women, millennials and the $60 trillion wealth transfer they will receive into meet the SDGs. She is a committed mindfulness practitioner, Master Global Systems Change Facilitator; Guide for the Heroes Journey; and advocate for a dignified and regenerative future with women and the feminine leading the way. She is also a Co-Producer of the SDG Heroes Series and of the first of a book trilogy of intimate photographs and interviews of women leaders in their power Women of Iceland in Their Power: Daughters of Fire and Ice.