Kyung-Ah is a Managing Director and the Head of Environmental Markets and Innovation in the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs. In that capacity, she works closely with the global businesses on driving market solutions and innovative financings across sustainability and leads the work on climate transition and policy. Previously, she was the Head of Environmental Markets Group, where she led the global environmental initiatives for the firm and oversaw environmental risk management. Prior to her role in environmental markets, Kyung-Ah was a vice president in the Industrials Group in the Investment Banking Division and an executive director of Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, where she worked in an advisory capacity with clients across the region. She joined Goldman Sachs in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department in New York.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Kyung-Ah worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Seoul, Korea and Johannesburg, South Africa. Kyung-Ah earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yonsei University in Seoul Korea.
Kyung-Ah serves on the Board of Directors of Resources for the Future and Girls Inc. of New York City. 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.