Eric Clement leads the Strategic Investments Group at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he directs day-to-day management of the New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA), Build NYC Resource Corporation, a New Markets Tax Credit program, and a suite of investment funds to principally invest debt and equity into select venture capital and private equity transactions. These efforts help to advance company-wide and policy initiatives to address issues of income inequality, while promoting both good paying jobs and economic mobility in New York City.
Eric has successfully led opportunities across multiple industries and product groups including investment banking, consulting, infrastructure, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and telecommunications.
Eric has spent time working in both London and sub-Saharan Africa, both as a partner at Blue Frontier Group, an emerging markets private equity firm, and SGI Global Holdings, Ltd., an infrastructure development company with a focus in sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to his experience internationally, Eric held various executive and management-level positions for organizations including Accenture, Plc, Citigroup and JPMorgan.
Eric received his MBA from the University of Oxford with specializations in finance and strategy and his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.