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1 November 2021
Virtual eventGST/UTC+4

Adam Black
Partner, Head of ESG & Sustainability at Coller Capital


Adam is a Partner and Head of ESG & Sustainability. He is based in the Firm’s London office.

Adam has been an ESG specialist for over 25 years (10 years in private equity). He is active with Invest Europe, the BVCA, Hong Kong VCA and the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (including as a former member of the Private Equity Steering Committee). He is a frequent speaker and writer on ESG in private equity, and the finance sector more broadly.

Prior to joining Coller Capital in 2016, Adam was a Principal and Head of Sustainability at mid-market private equity firm Doughty Hanson. During his time there, he developed the Firm’s responsible investment strategy and supported the deal team and portfolio management to address environmental, social and governance risks at company and fund level. Previously, he worked at KPMG, at ERM and at Halliburton.

Adam has a BSc in Environmental Science, an MA in Environmental Law and holds a Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety from the University of Surrey. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health.

Agenda Sessions

  • ESG on the rise: sustainability success strategy