Adam Goehner, senior manager, ESG strategy and risk, investment strategy and risk, British Columbia Investment Management Corp.
Adam Goehner leads the ESG strategy and risk management team within the investment strategy and risk department at BCI. He oversees BCI’s overall total portfolio ESG risk exposure and has developed a cross-asset class risk and opportunity identification framework to track and evaluate long-term systemic ESG risks and opportunities to inform investment strategies. The framework has been developed to measure the financial impacts from climate change and other systemic risks across all sub-industries and integrate relevant financial impact information into all levels of investment decisions. Goehner also supports private market transaction ESG due diligence. He provides recommendations on ESG risks and opportunities to multiple stakeholders, including pension trustees, senior leadership and portfolio managers.
His background includes advising public and private venture investments in strategic start-up companies, developing corporate sustainability and climate change strategies and supporting clean technology development accelerators. His early career involved working as an engineer developing and implementing energy efficiency projects in the energy sector.