Calvert snags engagement exec from Federated Hermes

Youmans has a research background, with stints at Harvard and MIT

Calvert Research and Management has hired an executive director of engagement from Federated Hermes’ EOS team, the company announced Thursday.

Tim Youmans, who had been with Federated Hermes since 2018, is based in Boston and reports to Calvert Head of Engagement John Wilson.

In the role, Youmans is tasked with building relationships with firms in the company’s portfolios and working with them to improve ESG performance, according to the announcement.

Prior to working at Federated Hermes, Youmans was a research scholar at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management’s family office program.

“Tim’s extensive background in responsible investing advocacy and work as a research scholar establish him as a force for positive change,” Wilson said in the company’s announcement. “Tim built a career leading businesses forward by identifying material changes that propel growth and optimize company infrastructure and culture to allow them to thrive over the long term.”