Kiel Iwanik, Senior Sustainability Researcher, Karner Blue Capital
Kiel is a Senior Sustainability Researcher with Karner Blue Capital in Bethesda, Maryland. During his tenure, he has been integral in shaping the company’s Animal Welfare and Sustainable Agriculture investment strategies. He has also led in the establishment of various strategic relationships for the company.
Kiel began his responsible investing journey as a summer research associate with Calvert Investments, Inc. Prior to a career in finance, he spent seven years in the biotechnology industry, most recently in a laboratory operations role with Foundation Medicine.
Kiel hold a BS in Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management, with a focus on sustainability studies and finance.