Sappin Global Strategies (SGS) is building the next generation of global innovators. We partner with high growth companies in technology, energy, and healthcare, concentrating on enterprises that can scale to markets worldwide.


Based in New York and led by CEO Ed Sappin, we deliver tangible value for our partners. We believe that innovation is at the core of sustained economic and social growth and that meaningful progress in the public and private sectors should take into account the global picture.


We always welcome the opportunity to speak with smart, savvy companies, so please feel free to contact us when you are in New York.


Sector Focus

SGS invests in and partners with innovators. We have particular expertise in technology, energy, and healthcare, and are also active in emerging areas including bitcoin and the blockchain, space technology, AI, VR, IoT, and advanced materials.




We love technology innovation! From bitcoin and the blockchain to AI and space tech to mobile and chatbots, we work across a broad spectrum of tech related sectors

Clean Energy

SGS has deep expertise in development, financing and operation of clean power and energy projects. Our principals have sponsored and worked on more than 100 megawatts of operating solar farms in the US and Asia and we are also actively looking at opportunities in smart grid, energy analytics, and energy storage


We are in a golden age for healthcare, with ongoing advances in longevity and quality of life. Nevertheless, disease prevention and basic healthcare do not reach many of the neediest. SGS works with companies in digital healthcare, drug development, diagnostics, mobile health, and other areas to build businesses while having a positive social impact




Sappin Global Strategies brings together a group of global leaders on each one of its initiatives. Drawing from a deep bench of experts in finance, industry, government, think tanks, academia, and non-profits, we create exceptional partnerships for exceptional companies and projects.


ed-sappinEdward J. Sappin

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Sappin is the CEO of Sappin Global Strategies. Ed is a finance, business development, and strategy leader with senior level experience in private equity, Fortune 50 corporations, and growth stage companies. He has had key roles in over 60 investments, projects, and transactions in the US, Asia, and global markets.


Previously, Ed Sappin was Director, Project Development for the alternative energy division of BP. He led teams in the US and Asia Pacific to originate over $2 billion in solar power projects. Before this, Ed led the investment team at New Asia Partners, a middle market private equity group based in Shanghai. Earlier, he was a senior strategist at Intel. Ed has also worked in New York and London in alternative investments and banking at firms including JP Morgan, Durlacher (now Panmure Gordon), and Credit Agricole.


Ed holds a Master of Arts from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University, where he was a Boren and Bradley Fellow. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Franklin, Wharton and Fine Scholar.


Ed Sappin is a media contributor on business and foreign affairs and has written for The Washington Post, CNBC, The Huffington Post, and Wired. He believes strongly in community and philanthropy and is active in the Aspen Institute, Rubin Museum, and the Wharton and SAIS alumni networks. Ed lives in New York with his family.


Twitter: @esappin