Joe Keefe is president of Impax Asset Management LLC, the North American division of Impax Asset Management Group and investment adviser to Pax World Funds. He is responsible for US managed strategies as well as distribution of Impax’s full capabilities across North America.
Prior to joining Impax in May 2005, Joe was president of NewCircle Communications, a strategic consulting and communications firm specialising in corporate social responsibility and public policy communications. He served as senior advisor for Strategic Social Policy at Calvert Group from 2003 to 2005 and as executive vice-president and general counsel of Citizens Advisers from 1997 to 2000. He is a former member of the board of directors (2000-2006) of US SIF, the trade association representing asset managers and investors engaged in sustainable investing throughout the US. Before entering the investment management industry, Joe worked in private law practice for 16 years.
Joe holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BA in philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross.