The Team

Investment Management Team

John Streur
President

John chairs the Portfolio 21 Investment Committee and has been engaged in global investment management for over 25 years. He has experience overseeing multi-billion dollar debt and equity portfolios and leading institutional investment boutiques. John was previously Chief Executive Officer of Managers Investment Group, LLC and President and Trustee of The Managers Funds. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
James Madden, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

Jim has more than 20 years of experience in socially and environmentally responsible investing. He has led several shareholder resolutions with corporations and developed our shareholder activism programs. He received his bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Anthony Tursich, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager

Tony has 15 years of experience in the field of investment management. He received his bachelor's degree from Montana State University and his MBA from Portland State University. Tony studied European business at Ecole Superieure de Commerce Marseille-Provence in France.
Beth Williamson
Senior Research Analyst

Beth has 10 years of research experience, working for organizations including Green Century Capital Management, Ecopledge, and Oxfam America. She received her bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont and her Master's in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University.
Emily Lethenstrom
Senior Research Analyst

Emily has more than 10 years of experience in the environmental field and has worked with Oregon Wild and The Greater Flagstaff Forest Partnership. She received her bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies and Politics from Whitman College and her Master's degree in Political Science, with an environmental policy emphasis, from Northern Arizona University.
Allan Pearce
Research Associate

Allan has five years of experience with a variety of environmental and research organizations. He received his bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Michigan and his Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England.
Christian Wood
Research Assistant

Christian works with the investment management team on both internal and external research projects. He is a graduate of Harvard University and is studying for his CFA certification.
Mats Nordgren
Portfolio Administrator

Mats has 16 years of experience in equity trading and portfolio administration for mutual fund and high-net-worth investment managers. He is a graduate of Domarhagsskolan in Avesta, Sweden.

Client Services and Communications

Carsten Henningsen
Chairman

Carsten has more than 25 years of experience in socially and environmentally responsible investing and is considered a pioneer in the field. He is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and Stichting Nijenrode, The Netherlands School of Business. Carsten is a founder of Portfolio 21 Investments and Community Friends. He has served on the boards of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, 1000 Friends of Oregon Foundation, the Ecotrust Council, and the City of Portland Sustainable Industries Committee.
Robert Baird
Chief Compliance Officer

Rob has more than 25 years of experience in the investment field and he authored one of the first guides to socially responsible investing. He is Chief Operating Officer and a founding director of Portfolio 21 Investments. Rob received a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a Master of Divinity from Duke University. He has served on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations, most recently The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment's Community Investing Steering Committee.
Paul Pitkin
Client Services Manager

Paul has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, including 9 years as a stockbroker with Charles Schwab and Co., Inc. He is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music.
Hansford Hair
Technology Manager

Hansford has more than 10 years of experience in technology management and database administration. He is a graduate of Portland State University.
Amanda Plyley
Communications Manager

Amanda has more than 10 years of research, communications, and interactive media experience in the financial industry. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College.
Amie Mahlab
Relationship Manager

Amie has more than 5 years of experience in client services, sales support, marketing, and CRM administration. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
Elyse Green
Relationship Manager

Elyse has more than four years of experience in sustainable business and customer relationship management. She is a graduate of Ithaca College.

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