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Shane Zerr

Policy Analyst

My Mindset

With boundless curiously and a love for digging deep into thorny questions, Shane puts his academic research background towards serving capital markets clients at Mindset.

Focused on distilling upcoming regulations and policies into actionable takeaways, Shane strives to produce adaptive analysis that cuts through the noise.

Shane covers capital markets policy with a particular eye to the academic research that frames the discussions policymakers are having. With a background in institutional ESG concerns, Shane chaired his college’s endowment oversight board. In addition to his policy analysis, he often lends his research skills to the firm’s business development efforts as well.

Prior to joining Mindset, Shane was a political scientist using big data to answer questions about the economic anxiety on voting habits. He’s also done analytics at a DC real estate developer and Argentine pharmaceutical lab.

Shane holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton College.

Shane’s hidden talent: he was a collegiate cyclist and holds his school’s land speed record (47 mph) after getting caught outside during a tornado warning.



  • BA, Carleton College
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