Founder and Executive Chairman
Andrew Malk, Founder and Executive Chairman of Malk Partners, founded the firm after recognizing that even the most astute investors and well-managed companies need guidance to leverage environmental, social, and governance (ESG) management to protect and create value. Andrew has worked with over 60 investment firms, representing more than $350 billion in assets under management, to design and deliver impactful ESG strategies. Andrew has built long-standing advisory partnerships by earning the trust of Malk’s clients.
Andrew is a recognized ESG expert and his views are sought by industry publications and organizations such as Bloomberg/Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, Private Equity International, Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, ILPA, ACG, and Responsible Investor. He has presented at SuperReturn, American Investment Council, PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum, and Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conferences.
Andrew is a member of the Private Equity Working Group of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) initiative and a content contributor to the American Investment Council. He is also a sustainability advisor to various Stanford University departments.
Andrew holds a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Science from Stanford University and M.B.A from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Prior to founding the firm, Andrew led strategy and acquisitions for the Midtown National Group, a real estate private equity firm. At Midtown National Group, Andrew started the firm’s Green Finance Program, an investment program promoting development of high-performing, more energy efficient greener buildings. Before joining Midtown National Group, Andrew built the business development group at Entrisphere, a telecom start-up bought by Ericsson. Andrew began his career at the World Resources Institute, a globally-respected environmental think tank and leader in sustainability and climate change issues.
Andrew was born in South Africa, where he developed a passion for wildlife conservation. Andrew lives with his wife and two daughters in La Jolla, California.