Navjeet K. Bal
Managing Director and General CounselOffice: Boston Year: 2015
Navjeet K. Bal is Managing Director and General Counsel at Social Finance. She is responsible for working with the Social Finance team to develop and execute innovative financings that bring together the public, private and non-profit sectors to promote solutions to social needs. She brings over twenty five years of experience as a public finance attorney and a public official to Social Finance. As bond counsel to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and many public authorities throughout Massachusetts and New England, Navjeet was responsible for structuring innovative bond financings to address critical infrastructure needs, including the first issue of Green Bonds issued in the municipal market in 2013. In addition, she represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in negotiating and documenting its ground-breaking Pay for Success contracts addressing juvenile justice and chronic homelessness.
Navjeet served as the Commissioner of Revenue in Governor Deval Patrick’s administration from 2008 through 2011, where she was responsible for a 2000 person agency with three lines of business: Tax Administration, Child Support Enforcement and the Division of Local Services.
Navjeet has held many leadership positions in legal, community and professional organizations. She currently serves on the boards of the Boston Public Library, the Williams College Gaudino Fund and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, among other organizations. She has previously served on the Boston Bar Association Council, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Access to Justice Commission and the Boston Public Market. Navjeet graduated from Williams College and Northeastern University School of Law.