Manulife IM makes several ESG appointments

HandshakeManulife Investment Management has made a series of global ESG reshuffles as the topic “continues to redefine the asset management industry”, the firm has announced. Peter Mennie has been appointed as the global head of ESG research and integration. Mennie has worked at the firm for more than 20 years, most recently as global head of investment risk management and he will report to Christopher Conkey, global head of public markets at Manulife Investment Management.  Mennie is based in London and will be supported by Amirali Assef, who has been hired as deputy head of investment risk. Meanwhile, Eric Nietsch, has been promoted to head of ESG for Asia. Nietsch previously served as the director for ESG integration and research having joined the firm in 2019. Based in Singapore, Nietsch will report to Mennie. He will be supported by Tim Chan, a senior analyst for environmental, social and corporate governance research and integration based in Hong Kong. © 2020 funds global asia

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