Mr. Adam Wolfensohn
Adam Wolfensohn is Co-Managing Partner of Encourage Capital, an asset management firm focused on profitable and strategic investments to solve critical social and environmental problems. The organization was formed by the recent merger of Wolfensohn Fund Management and EKO Asset Management. Prior to 2015, Adam was a Partner at Wolfensohn Fund Management and a member of the Investment Committee. Since 2002, he has also managed the Wolfensohn family office cleantech and environmental markets strategies where he is an active investor in sustainability oriented funds and companies and for which he serves on the board of EKO asset management. From 2003 to 2006, he produced the climate change documentary, “Everything’s Cool,” that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007. Adam is a frequent speaker on sustainability and impact investment.
Adam is a director of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and is a Trustee of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Yad Hanadiv, the Harmony Institute, Bang on a Can and the Wolfensohn Family Foundation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and also serves on the Investment Committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Adam earned a B.A. from Princeton University and an M.E.M. from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.