Associate Portfolio Manager
AGF Investments Inc.
Hyewon Kong helps manage AGF's sustainable investing strategies, providing fundamental research and analysis on environmental thematic investment opportunities. Since moving from the UK to Canada in 2014, Hyewon has been instrumental in creating broad collaborations in the Canadian financial industry to drive a sustainability agenda. While helping manage sustainable investing strategies at AGF, she co-founded the Toronto Responsible Investment Working Group to provide platforms for collaboration and engagement to address key environmental, social and governance issues. Since 2017, the Group nearly tripled to more than 200 investment practitioners across more than 100 financial institutions collectively managing over $3 trillion in assets, and inspired investors globally to replicate her group in other cities. In recognition of her efforts to advance the causes of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada, Hyewon was named to Canada's Clean50 for 2020 by Delta Management. Hyewon earned a Bachelor of Arts from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea and a Masters of Sciences from the University of Oxford. She is also a CFA® charterholder.