Our People

At TortoiseEcofin, serving our clients is our top priority, and serving our staff who take care of our clients is a close second. I want our employees to come in and feel motivated every day, The workplace should be fun, dynamic, and enjoyable.

H. Kevin Birzer, CFA
Chief Executive Officer

Meet the People of TortoiseEcofin

At TortoiseEcofin, we know that our most essential assets are our people. Our team-oriented culture creates a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We encourage our team to make a difference both professionally and personally.

December 2019

Best Places to Work in Money Management

December 2019

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December 2018

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October 2018

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December 2017

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July 2016

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February 2015

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December 2014

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July 2013

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Working at TortoiseEcofin

TortoiseEcofin focuses on creating a work environment that people enjoy coming to each day. Thank you to our employees for making us multi-year winners of Pension & Investments and Kansas City Business Journal Best Places To Work.

People in the News

Energy 9/16/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel explains how decarbonization efforts and additional free cash flow from energy companies have repaired the sector’s image

Energy 9/14/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee comments on how tight oil supply is driving prices with Bloomberg

Energy 9/13/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel describes the various factors converging that are causing natural gas prices to spike and what to expect from the sector this winter in a CNBC article

Energy 9/08/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses the impact of Hurricane Ida on oil refineries amidst already declining stockpiles in Bloomberg.

Energy 8/24/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens explains how rising U.S. oil futures show that the market is remaining resilient to impacts of the delta variant in Bloomberg

Climate Action 8/13/2021

President Brent Newcomb was featured in Environmental Finance discussing what Biden's infrastructure plan means for sustainable investors

Multi-Strategy 8/13/2021

Environmental Finance featured Ecofin in an article highlighting recent investment sales

8/11/2021

Head of Strategic Relationships Kristin Blundo-Douglass was featured in Ignites explaining how style analysis plays a role in our investment process as well as our history of ESG integration

Energy 8/11/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens comments on a recent government report showing that the delta variant is starting to affect global oil demand in a Bloomberg article

Energy 8/06/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens was interviewed on Money Life with Chuck Jaffe where he discusses opportunities in midstream and how the sector is shifting towards renewables