Parmenion appoints duo to ethical committee

Exclusive: Two new members to independently assess fund providers

Parmenion has appointed two new members to its Ethical Oversight Committee (EOC), ESG Clarity can reveal.

Cleona Lira and Shri Krishnansen (pictured) have joined the panel that supervises the Parmenion Investment Management range. The committee, chaired by Chris Hegarty, is tasked with independently assessing fund providers and fund mandates to ensure alignment with Parmenion’s ethical profiles.

Lira has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and joins from Celtic Financial Planning. She has also worked at Throgmorton Private Capital and 2plan Wealth Management.

Krishnansen has worked in financial services for 13 years with a focus on sustainability. He supports early-stage start-ups as chief operating officer for Enso Corporation, and volunteers for not-for-profit Money Health Collective.

Peter Dalgliesh, managing director for Parmenion IM, said: “I am pleased to welcome Shri and Cleona to our Ethical Oversight Committee, where their complementary experience and skills in sustainable finance will help us enhance our ethical investment solutions offering to advisers.”

New member Lira commented: “Throughout my career I have pursued a passion for sustainable investment solutions, working to raise the profile and increase the opportunities for investors in this space. I am excited to be joining the EOC working with Parmenion to help improve the quality and reliability of the sustainable investments available to the investor.”

While Krishnansen added: “I have spent years working with institutional and retail investors, educating them about the incredible opportunity presented by sustainable investing. I hope to be able to bring my experience to bear as a member of Parmenion’s Ethical Oversight Committee and I look forward to getting involved in their innovative solutions for advisers.”

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Natalie Kenway

Natalie is global head of ESG insight for ESG Clarity and has been an investment journalist for 16 years. She won Editor of the Year at the Aviva Investors Sustainability Media Awards 2021, and was Winner...