Climate Asset Management
Head of Natural Capital Impact Strategy
Martin Berg is the head of Natural Capital Impact Strategy at Climate Asset Management (CAM), an asset management firm dedicated to natural capital. CAM was established in August 2020 and is a joint venture between HSBC Global Asset Management and Pollination, a specialist climate change advisory and investment firm. Prior to this role, Martin was a Partner at Pollination and part of the team finalising the partnership with HSBC. Hejoined Pollination from the European Investment Bank (EIB) where he led investments into new sectors including natural capital and the blue economy, developing new business models and blended finance solutions for more developed low carbon sectors, such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. He also supervised the Natural Capital Financing Facility, a pioneering joint EIB and European Commission initiative, and raised over EUR 2 billion for carbon, capture and storage and innovative renewable energy demonstration projects as part of the NER300 initiative. He served on the Board of Directors for the Green for Growth Fund in Luxembourg and was Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London responsible for carbon finance. Martin also worked for the environmental investment firm RNK Capital in New York, the OECD Climate Change Unit in Paris and started his career at the UNFCCC in Bonn.