Kyung-Ah is the Managing Director of ESG Investment Management at Temasek. In that capacity, she leads Temasek’s global ESG initiatives, partnering closely with investment teams to advance ESG integration and expand sustainable investments.
Kyung-Ah has over two decades of experience in the investment banking industry, 14 years of which has been dedicated to building and leading the global environmental markets initiatives at Goldman Sachs and driving finance and policy solutions to address climate change. Most recently, she was Managing Director and the head of Environmental Markets and Innovation in the Sustainable Finance Group. She also served as a member of the firm’s Sustainable Finance Steering Group and led the Center for Environmental Markets, a partnership arm focused on independent research and development of new environmental solutions.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Kyung-Ah was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Seoul, Korea and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Kyung-Ah serves on the Board of Directors of Resources for the Future (RFF). She has also served in an advisory capacity to many sustainability-related organizations and is currently an advisor to the New York University’s Center for Sustainable Business.
Kyung-Ah earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.