Ken Locklin

Senior Portfolio Advisor & US Policy Analyst – Director
Impax Asset Management


Mr. Locklin is a senior investment executive with 30 years of finance experience, and a 20 year commitment to clean energy enterprise investment, development, management, and finance. 

Mr. Locklin currently serves as a Senior Portfolio Advisor & US Policy Analyst – Director for Impax Asset Management.  Impax manages over $18 billion of public and private equity investments for major institutional clients around the world.  With two decades of experience, it is the global investment leader in the FTSE-tracked environmental sector, investing in clean energy, resource recovery/recycling, and water processing/distribution.  Mr. Locklin also provides strategic consulting services to nationally known organizations seeking to expand their activities in climate solutions investment.

Previously, Mr. Locklin was the Director of Finance and Investment with the Clean Energy Group (CEG), the private organization which supports and advises clean energy investment efforts worldwide.  CEG also worked with the NGO Ceres to advise the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), which Mr. Locklin helped found.  INCR brings together America’s leading pensions and institutional investors committed to pursuing low carbon investment.

Mr. Locklin also acted as a founding member of the Massachusetts Green Energy Fund management team, the innovative clean energy venture capital investment vehicle launched in 2004.  From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Locklin was a Partner with EIF Group, the oldest and largest power investment management firm in the U.S.  Mr. Locklin worked with EIF’s Clean Energy investment interests across all its investment funds.  Previously, Mr. Locklin served for 8 years as an independent observer and delegate to the UNFCCC Climate Convention process, advising the US delegation and others in the run up to the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol limiting global greenhouse gas emissions.

Mr. Locklin is a founder of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the leading US renewable energy umbrella organization.  He was also a founding Co-Chair of the Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Wall Street, the world’s largest renewable energy investment conference.  He is a graduate of Yale University.