Fab is the Director of SDG Impact, a flagship initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) focused on mobilizing private sector capital in support of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG Impact emphasizes experimentation, innovation, and partnerships as it focuses on developing prototype products that are being tested, refined and brought to market. These products include: Standards for how investors and enterprises integrate impact management and contributing positively to the SDGs in their internal practices and decision-making, an assurance framework and SDG Impact Seal for enterprises and investors to have their impact management practices assured against the Standards by independent accredited assurers, and SDG Investor Maps that translate relevant country level SDG gaps and priorities into private sector investment opportunities.
Fab joined the SDG Impact team 2019 and is the lead developer of the SDG Impact Standards. She is the co-chair of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing and recently co-chaired the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative’s working group on making better decisions (standards, data, frameworks and tools) and was a contributing author of the final report: Australian Sustainable Finance Roadmap: A plan for aligning Australia's financial system with a sustainable, resilient and prosperous future for all Australians (2020).
Fab previously enjoyed a 30 year executive career, including 22 years with S&P Global (one of the largest data, information and analytics companies in the world) in the Global Ratings division where in her final role she was the Australian Country Head and Head of Developed Markets Asia-Pacific. She is also an experienced non-executive director who holds, and has held, numerous board positions in the housing, education, financial and arts sectors and is a part-time Professor of Practice (Finance) at Deakin Business School.