Managing Director, Impact Investing and Natural Capital Solutions
Manulife Investment Management
Eric Cooperström, Managing Director, Impact Investing and Natural Climate Solutions, is responsible for developing timberland and agriculture products that deliver on Manulife Investment Management’s sustainability and responsible investing priorities. In this role, he is directly involved in developing Manulife IM’s carbon and climate investment strategy, supporting new business development and providing market intelligence and leadership. Prior to joining Manulife IM in 2021, Eric was a Senior Director with NatureVest, the impact investing arm of The Nature Conservancy, where he led asset management and led investment committee review of new transactions. Before joining TNC in 2016, Eric was a Principal with The Skoll Foundation, a private foundation focused on social entrepreneurship, where he led program related and follow-on investments. Eric holds an MA in International Economics and International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.