Morgan Stanley Revamps Sustainability Teams


Stockholm (NordSIP) – Morgan Stanley has announced two new ESG roles within the investment bank. Emily Chew will join the firm as global head of sustainability, while Navindu Katugampola has been promoted to head of sustainability for fixed income and liquidity.

Chew joins from Manulife Investment Management in Boston, where she was head of ESG research and integration for three years. Prior to this, she worked as Head of Asia-Pacific ESG Research and MSCI. A Law graduate from the University of Melbourne, Chew holds an MBA from the University of Oxford’s Said Business School and worked as a lawyer for three years as an associate at Baker & McKenzie in Australia before joining Equilibrium Partnership in Beijing in 2010.

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Chew will be based in New York where she will oversee ESG investment integration standards and on the stewardship and investee engagement agenda. She will also work on the development of sustainable investing thematic funds. She will report to both Ted Eliopoulos, vice chairman and head of strategic partnerships, and CIO Rui de Figueiredo.

Katugampola joined Morgan Stanley after completing his Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge and has been with the investment bank for the last 16 years, most recently as Head of SSA origination and Green and Sustainability bonds.

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