Credit Suisse Asset Management has poached NN Investment Partners’ Head of Responsible Investing Jeroen Bos for the newly created role of Global Head of Sustainable Investing. Bos spent 13 years at NN IP, most recently as Head of Specialised Equity and Responsible Investing. NN IP told Citywire Selector that it had no plans to replace Bos.
Leonie Schreve has left her role as Global Head of Sustainable Finance at ING after 17 years at the bank. Schreve, who spent four years as a board member of UNEP FI’s Banking Commission, said that she would announce details of her next steps in January. Robert Spruijt, ING’s Head of Sustainable Finance EMEA, is the interim replacement for Schreve while the group looks for her successor, a spokesperson told RI.
Caitlin Medley has announced she is leaving her role as Portfolio Manager, Impact & Responsible Investment at Australian insurer QBE Insurance. Medley, who did not disclose her next move, first joined QBE in 2003, and has since held a number of responsible investment roles.
Bozena Jankowska has joined real estate-focused Slate Asset Management as Global Head of ESG, based in London. Jankowska spent almost 16 years at Allianz Global Investors before leaving her role as Global Co-Head of ESG to found a sustainable fashion brand.
Ryan Allison has left his role as Manager in EY’s UK sustainable finance group after seven years at the firm to become Sustainability Manager at insurance services company Phoenix Group.
Yadvinder Malhi, Mamta Mehra and Surabi Menon have been appointed to the technical advisory board of the Global Returns Project’s, an initiative working with financial institutions to fund not-for-profit climate solutions. Malhi, Professor of Ecosystem Science at the University of Oxford, is President-Elect of the British Ecological Society and was Chair of the Royal Society Programme on Biodiversity, while Mehra, currently Senior Fellow and Research Programme Officer at the Drawdown Fund, has previously worked for Swiss Aid, UNDP-Australian Aid and the World Bank. Menon, currently Vice President, Global Intelligence at the ClimateWorks Foundation, was co-author of the 2007 IPCC report which saw the IPCC jointly awarded a Nobel peace prize with Al Gore. As part of their responsibilities, the trio will oversee the selection and monitoring of the Global Returns Fund.
The Women in Safe Homes Fund, a gender-lens fund managed by Patron Capital and Resonance, has appointed 10 women to its Senior Board of Advisors. Among the appointees made by the fund, which provides affordable and safe housing to women experiencing homelessness in the UK, are Cherine Aboulzelof, Head of Europe at BGO Strategic Capital Partners; Elizabeth Corrado, Co-Founder and Managing Director of impact investment advisory firm Impulse Impact; and Ann Olivarius, Senior Partner at McAllister Olivarius and co-founder of law firm AO Advocates.