Chronos hires duo to boost biodiversity research

Dr Rebecca Drury and Chup Priovashini join the team

Chronos Sustainability has hired Dr Rebecca Drury as manager covering biodiversity and nature, and Chup Priovashini as a research analyst within its responsible investment team. 

Drury (pictured) has 15 years’ experience in conservation and biodiversity and was most recently head of wildlife trade for Fauna & Flora International. At Chronos, she will develop the implementation of biodiversity and nature-based change programmes with both companies and investors, working alongside senior manager Gemma James.

Priovashini was previously a research assistant and holds an MSc with distinction in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance from the University of Oxford.

Her new role will involve working with Chronos’s responsible investment clients and supporting the firm’s major benchmarking programmes including the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare.

Dr Rory Sullivan, CEO at Chronos Sustainability, said: “At Chronos, we make a clear commitment to our clients, our partners, our colleagues and our business that we will deliver sustainable impact at scale. Ensuring we have best-in-class expertise to support this pledge is critical to our mission. I am delighted to welcome Rebecca and Chup to our growing team.


Natalie Kenway

Natalie is editor in chief at MA Financial covering ESG Clarity, Portfolio Adviser and International Adviser. She was previously global head of ESG insight for ESG Clarity and has been an investment journalist...