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Integrating Climate Risk Assessment into Private Market Investing

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Join us for a discussion with Dean Alborough, Head of ESG at Old Mutual Alternative Investments. We will discuss integrating climate risk assessment into private market investing. In the next webinar of the Climate Change analysis series, the discussion will focus on how investors can include climate change analysis in private assets. Dean Alborough will discuss the methods and tools Old Mutual uses to asses climate risk in non-publicly traded assets.

This webinar will focus on a case study that originally appeared in the CFA Institute report "Climate Change Analysis in the Investment Process.”

About the Speaker(s)

Dean Alborough
Dean Alborough

Dean Alborough is currently the Head of ESG (environmental, social and governance) at Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI). OMAI is one of the largest private alternative investment managers in Africa, with US$4 billion under management, made up of the following business units; Infrastructure (AIIM), general Private Equity, Impact Investing, International Fund of Funds and Hybrid Equity. Dean leads the ESG team, taking responsibility for all ESG and Impact matters across the group. Dean is a registered Principal Natural Scientist (PrSciNat) and has experience in the broad discipline of ESG including Environmental and Social (ES) Screening, ES Impact Assessments (ESIAs), ES Due Diligence, Risk Assessment and ES Management Systems (ESMS). His experience includes working with and applying specialist biodiversity, biophysical and socio-economic knowledge, including climate change-related work from mitigation to adaptation. Dean is a specialist in the Climate Change Task Force for the Old Mutual Group’s Climate Change risk management program and TCFD implementation. Dean is a Director of Impact Investing South Africa and a Member of the Impact Taskforce Advisory Council to the G7.

Matt Orsagh
Matt Orsagh CFA

Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, is a former director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute, where he focused on corporate governance issues. He was named one of the 2008 “Rising Stars of Corporate Governance” by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management.