Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swiss asset manager GAM Investments appointed Stephanie Maier (Pictured) as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, a position she will start on January 4th. She will be responsible for leading GAM’s sustainable investment and ESG. She will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and report directly to Group Chief Executive Officer Peter Sanderson.
“GAM has a compelling range of actively managed funds spanning asset classes. We are now at an inflection point for sustainable investing and I am looking forward to joining the firm, working with some of the industry’s best investment talent, to harness GAM’s capabilities to deliver differentiated and impactful ESG solutions for clients,” Stephanie Maier, incoming Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, said.
Maier joins GAM from HSBC Global Asset Management, where she was Director for Responsible Investment. Prior to that, she spent seven years at Aviva Investors, latterly as Head of Responsible Investment Strategy and Research, and was formerly Head of Research for EIRIS, an ESG research and consultancy firm.
“We are excited to welcome Stephanie to GAM. She brings a wealth of experience in the ESG space and is one of the industry’s brightest minds in this field. Covid-19 has served to further reinforce the importance of ESG considerations both to GAM and to our clients and Stephanie’s appointment represents our continued commitment to providing the investment leadership, innovation and sustainable thinking required to meet our clients’ needs,” Peter Sanderson, Group CEO at GAM, added.
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