Carney has long been an advocate for calls to action on climate change.
Brookfield said it will work to develop a group of funds that combine positive social and environmental outcomes with strong risk-adjusted returns.
Brookfield is an alternative asset manager with approximately US $ 550 billion in assets under management.
“Building on our track record in renewable investing, Mark will help accelerate our efforts to combine better long-term results for the company with strong risk-adjusted returns,” said Bruce Flatt, Managing Director of Brookfield , in a press release.
“Mark’s insights and perspectives will add tremendous value to our global investing activities for the benefit of our investors. “