Ted Maa has joined global asset manager Nuveen as Managing Director, Private Equity Impact Investing. At Nuveen, he will be responsible for the identification, execution and management of direct private equity investments in “key thematic impact sectors”. Maa has more than 15 years of private equity experience focused on the intersection of energy and climate change mitigation. He was most recently a Partner at private equity firm Pine Brook, which focused on growth equity investing in the energy and financial services sectors. During his 11 years at the company, Maa led investments in conventional energy companies, as well as the firm’s entry into the energy transition and climate sectors. He also played a role in the implementation of ESG and decarbonisation programmes within Pine Brook’s conventional energy portfolio.