- Managing Director, Private Equity Impact Investing
About Ted Maa
Ted is a Managing Director on the Private Equity Impact Team at Nuveen and is responsible for identifying, executing and managing direct private equity investments in key thematic impact sectors.
Ted has over 15 years of private equity experience focused on the intersection of energy and climate change mitigation. Prior to joining Nuveen, Ted was a partner at Pine Brook, a private equity firm focused on growth equity investing in the energy and financial services sectors. At Pine Brook, Ted led investments in conventional energy companies as well as the firm’s entry into the energy transition and climate sectors. He also played a key role in the implementation of ESG and decarbonization programs within Pine Brook’s conventional energy portfolio. Previously, Ted worked on the private equity investment team at Denham Capital, where he first began his energy transition and climate related investment activities. Prior to that, Ted worked in the Global Investment Research group at Goldman Sachs.
Ted graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. At Columbia, Ted was Co-President of the Green Business Club and a Social Enterprise Summer Fellow.