GAM has appointed Stephanie Maier as global head of sustainable and impact investing.
She will take on this newly created role on 4 January and she will boost GAM’s sustainable and ESG strategy and the client offering.
She joins from HSBC Asset Management, where she was director for responsible investment. Prior to that she worked at Aviva Investors as head od responsible investment strategy and research.
She will report to CEO Peter Sanderson and will be a part of the senior leadership team.
Commenting on the appointment, Sanderson said: ‘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.’