HIG Capital has appointed Kim Leinwand Erle as managing director and global head of ESG, a newly created role that reflects the global alternative asset manager’s ongoing commitment to the integration of environmental, social and governance best practices across the firm.
Erle joins HIG from NY Green Bank, a specialty finance company, supporting sustainable investments in the clean energy markets. Erle was a Managing Director and head of Strategy and Impact, at NY Green Bank, where she was responsible for ESG business strategy formulation and execution.
Additionally, Erle was a member of New York State Energy Research & Development Authority’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Planning Committee. She has over 25 years of experience working in financial services and sustainability industries.