Bruce M. Kahn, PhD
Bruce M. Kahn is a Portfolio Manager at Sustainable Insight Capital Management, a global investment management firm that combines a disciplined alpha-generating process with sustainable investing principles. Previously, he was a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management Division where he served as an investment strategist focused on sustainable investing, including clean tech, water and agriculture as well as ESG/SRI strategies across a number of asset classes. Earlier, Dr. Kahn managed assets at Citi Smith Barney in sustainable investments, including clean tech and agri-business for foundation/endowments, high net worth individuals, and Institutional clients.
Dr. Kahn serves on the Advisory Council of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and Mercer Investment Consulting’s Sustainable Opportunities Fund. He is also a member of the Technical Review Panel of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Dr. Kahn is a Trustee and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation, and serves on the Finance committee of the Christopher Reynolds Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors for the Gaylord Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute in the Sustainability Management Program, where he teaches Sustainable Finance, Statistics for Sustainability Management, and Sustainable Agriculture. Previously, Dr. Kahn served as Trustee of the Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation.
Bruce Kahn holds a BA in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, an MS in Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures from Auburn University, and a PhD in Land Resources from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Kahn is a recipient of both a J. William Fulbright Scholarship and a National Science Foundation Fellowship in ecological economics.