GAM creates global head of sustainable and impact investment role

Stephanie Maier was previously at HSBC Global Asset Management, where she was director for responsible investment.

Gam Investments has appointed Stephanie Maier in the newly created role of global head of sustainable and impact investment. She will assume her role on 4 January, according to a statement from the firm.

Maier will be responsible for leading Gam’s sustainable investment and ESG strategy and strengthen the firm’s ESG proposition for clients.

She will report directly to Peter Sanderson, group CEO, and will be a member of the senior leadership team.

Maier has 18 years of experience in responsible investment and ESG strategy. Before Gam, she was director for responsible investment at HSBC Global Asset Management. Before that, she spent seven years at Aviva Investors, where she was head of responsible investment strategy and research.

“Covid-19 has served to further reinforce the importance of ESG considerations both to Gam and to our clients, and Maier’s appointment represents our continued commitment to providing the investment leadership, innovation and sustainable thinking required to meet our clients’ needs,” Sanderson said in the statement.

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