Who we are

Joseph Naayem, CFA
Managing Partner


Our group is led by investment professionals with a deep experience navigating various market cycles over the last 20 years, predominantly through alternative investment funds. Our expertise brings together leadership roles across the investment value chain, including: fund analysis, due diligence, portfolio management, outsourced CIO, specialist sales, advisory and corporate strategy. 

Since 2007 our team have been involved in early innovation in sustainable finance across a wide spectrum of the investment landscape. This has centred around system change approaches to scaling impact that we look to embody throughout Kalmus Capital’s DNA. This includes roles in ESG Fund of Hedge Funds (2007) - Impact investing through EM private debt (2009) -  SaaS solutions for ESG holdings-based fund analysis (2013) - Cross asset sustainability wealth management solutions (2019) - Redesigning and rewriting the PRI reporting and assessment framework (2020) that has served as the blueprint for how 5000 asset owners and asset managers are incentivised to integrate ESG into their investment and selection process across asset classes -  Academic contributions to the technical review of the CFA institute ESG certification (2020) and creating content for the PRI academy (2021) -Guiding development banks on how to crowd in private capital (2021)  - Designing ESG fund certification approaches (2022) and fund selection and allocation models.

We leverage a deep bench of partner experts in specialist sustainability disciplines including ESG integration, impact measurement, blended finance, blue economy, conflict, human rights, biodiversity, carbon and ReFi.

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