P. Noel Kullavanijaya

Senior Advisor Emeritus

Noel is a former employee of Equilibrium and currently holds the position of Senior Advisor Emeritus. Noel joined Equilibrium to continue his long-standing personal interest in responsible, impactful investing and sustainability. In his 13-year tenure at the firm, Noel worked closely with Dave and the senior management team on strategy design, new initiatives, and investment product development.  He also served as head of the firm’s Investor Network team,  CEO of Equilibrium Capital Services, LLC., the firm’s broker-dealer subsidiary, and as director on Equilibrium’s Board.


Before joining Equilibrium, Noel spent more than two decades as an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup), Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch & Co. Based in New York, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Hong Kong, he worked extensively with a broad range of diversified financial services and technology companies, energy companies banking institutions and governments in Asia, United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Noel also co-founded a private equity and advisory firm that focused on community banks throughout the United States. Noel started his career as a project engineer for General Motors.


Noel has served on numerous boards of companies in the U.S. and Asia. He currently serves as a member of Dean’s Advisory Council of the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Noel graduated from Northwestern University with a BS and MS from the McCormick School of Engineering and an MBA in Finance and International Economics from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.