Kyung-Ah is the Managing Director of ESG Investment Management at Temasek, where she leads ESG integration across Temasek’s global investments and works closely with the investment teams to advance ESG related investments, partner with Temasek portfolio companies, and drive long-term sustainable value across the portfolio.
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 scaling financial solutions to address climate change. Most recently, she was a Managing Director and the head of Environmental Markets and Innovation in the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs. She also served as a member of the firm’s Sustainable Finance Steering Group and was the head of the Center for Environmental Markets. Prior to Goldman Sachs, she was a management consultant at McKinsey in Seoul, Korea and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Kyung-Ah has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yonsei University in Korea. She serves on the Board of ClimateWorks Foundation and Resources for the Future.