Minneapolis, MN – North Sky Capital (“North Sky”), a pioneer in impact investing, is pleased to announce Erika Gucfa is joining the firm as a Managing Director.
Erika will lead North Sky’s business development efforts for both its flagship strategies: impact private equity (secondaries strategy) and sustainable infrastructure (direct strategy). She will be based in the firm’s Boston office.
“We are excited to welcome Erika to our team,” said Scott Barrington, Chief Executive Officer. “She brings a wealth of knowledge about private equity, real assets and impact investments, which are complementary to our own. Her impressive capabilities and experience will further fuel our growth.”
Previously, Erika was the Head of Private Markets, Product Strategy and Solutions for the Americas, for abrdn (fka Aberdeen Standard Investments). At abrdn, she focused on developing new and customized investment solutions for strategic clients in the US, Canada and South America with a focus on global real assets. Prior to that she gained extensive knowledge and experience in business development and investor relations at FLAG Capital Management and Forum Capital Partners.
“I am thrilled to be joining one of the premiere teams in the impact/ESG marketplace,” Gucfa said. “Impact/ESG is perhaps the most important investment theme today, and I believe North Sky is riding a multi-decade investment opportunity as the world shifts to more sustainable practices in areas like energy, transportation, food, water, sanitation and healthcare.”
About North Sky Capital
North Sky Capital is a pioneer in impact investing in the United States. Now in its 23rd year and investing out of its 10th impact fund, North Sky has deployed more than $1.2 billion across 125+ impact investments on behalf of its various impact funds. The firm has two flagship investment strategies: impact private equity (secondaries strategy) and sustainable infrastructure (direct strategy). Both strategies support positive environmental and social impact while targeting market rate investment returns. North Sky has been an active impact investor since the beginning of the modern era of private markets impact investing in 2005-6. For more information, visit northskycapital.com.