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Greg Payne - Greenchip Financial Corp.. Toronto, ON, CA

Greg Payne

Vice President, Portfolio Management | Investeco Capital Corp.

Toronto, ON, CANADA

You thought only Kermit was green? Supporting investments in the environmental economy is a passion for Greenchip's Portfolio Manager



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Greg Payne has more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry and more than six years experience focusing on investing in the environmental economy. His experience includes acting as a financial analyst and a member of the portfolio management team for KBSH Capital Management Inc. where he was involved in the management of over $200 million of retail and institutional client assets.

Mr. Payne has taken and passed a number of securities industry courses, including the Canadian Securities Course (1996), Chartered Financial Analyst Program (2000) and Canadian Securities Derivatives Fundamentals Course (2002). He has been a CFA charterholder since 2000.

Mr. Payne graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours Statistics). He also obtained a Master of Economics (1997) and Ph.D. in Economics (2010) from the University of Toronto.

Industry Expertise (8)


Investment Management

Corporate Leadership

VC and Private Equity

Environmental Services

Renewables and Environmental



Areas of Expertise (6)

Socially Responsible Investing

Green Economic Development

Cities and Sustainable Development



Green Investing

Accomplishments (2)

Vice President, Portfolio Management – Investeco Capital Corp. (professional)

Investeco is Canada’s first environmental investment company. By investing in both private and public companies in sectors like renewable energy, water, sustainable agriculture, and clean technologies we are able to tap into the growing demand for environmentally superior products and services. We believe that investing in the environmental economy helps build companies that matter, but success is providing superior returns to our investors.

Vice President, Portfolio Management – Greenchip Financial (professional)

Greenchip was founded to manage portfolios of publicly listed companies operating globally in the environmental economy. Greenchip is 100% committed to invest only in companies that provide products and services offering solutions to environmental problems, or that improve the efficiency of natural resource use. We have compiled an impressive database and track over 600 listed companies annually. Investing with Greenchip improves the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of the economy.

Education (3)

University of Western Ontario: Bachelor of Science (Honours), Statistics 1992

University of Toronto: Master of Economics 1997

University of Toronto: Ph.D., Economics 2010

Event Appearances (3)

Mobilizing Capital for the Environmental Economy

The Rotman Business of Green Speaker Series  Toronto, Ontario


The Future of Energy: What Will the Transition Look Like?

Cleantech in Canada Seminar Series  MaRS Discovery District, Toronto


Corporate Venturing: The Arms Race for the Best Cleantech Opportunities

Green Living Show  Toronto, Ontario


Sample Talks (2)

The Future of Energy: What Will the Transition Look Like?

The transition to a low-carbon economy is in its very early days. The reality is that fossil fuels are still the most efficient, ubiquitous, reliable and affordable energy solutions available today. Understanding that a transformation of our energy system of this magnitude won’t happen overnight. In this presentation, Greg wil discuss technologies and issues that are having an impact now or are near on the horizon as we move to cleaner, smarter and attainable energy alternatives.

Corporate Venturing: The Arms Race for the Best Cleantech Opportunities

New clean technologies are crucial to helping companies reduce their energy and water use, emissions, and waste production per unit of revenue. This has led, in the words of one venture capitalist, to “an arms race for the best cleantech opportunities” with more corporations becoming interested in early-stage investments and strategic partnerships. Gain valuable insight into the future of investing in green innovations, and how companies are strategically partnering with early-stage innovators.



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*Will consider certain engagements for no fee