People & Appointments: Fidelity announces Jenn-Hui Tan as first CSO

The latest ESG movers and shakers: T Rowe Price poaches LGIM's head of ESG solutions; State Street GA seeks US head of stewardship.

Fidelity International has promoted Jenn-Hui Tan to chief sustainability officer, a newly created position at the manager. Tan joined Fidelity International more than 15 years ago and has been global head of stewardship and sustainable investing for the past four years. In his new role Tan will retain management of stewardship and sustainable investing, while also taking on responsibility for corporate sustainability.

Caroline Ramscar has left Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) to join T Rowe Price Australia as an ESG investment specialist covering the APAC region. She was at LGIM for nearly 10 years, most recently as head of sustainability solutions.

State Street Global Advisors is recruiting a head of asset stewardship to oversee its proxy voting and engagement activities across the Americas region. The successful candidate will also help develop a voting and engagement policy and guidelines for the Americas region.

The UK Treasury has announced that senior Bank of England (BoE) official Sarah Breeden has been appointed deputy governor for financial stability. She succeeds Jon Cunliffe, who will step down in November. Breeden will serve a five-year term sitting on the monetary policy committee, on the prudential regulation committee, and chairing the BoE’s financial policy committee.

Laura Draucker has been appointed vice-chair of the Science Based Targets Initiative’s technical council for a two-year term. She will continue in her role as director of corporate climate emissions at Ceres, which she has held for more than three years.

Julia Jasinska is leaving her role as principal policy adviser at the Confederation of British Industry after two years’ work on sustainable finance and ESG policy. She was previously a financial services and climate senior executive at Hanbury Strategy.

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) is recruiting a head of policy and advocacy to lead its policy programme. The role will include strategic advocacy, developing positions and submissions on policy issues that support RIAA’s objectives, and advocating the organisation’s policy positions in external forums.

Jackie Bennett, chair of the Bank of England’s residential property forum, has been appointed as advisor to Climate X, a climate risk analytics provider. She will support work on preparing Britain’s housing market for climate change.

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System has appointed Daniel Hawkins as a trustee of its board. He is a state representative of the 100th district at Kansas House of Representatives. Hawkins is also president of insurance agency The Hawkins Group.

IDB Invest has promoted Jimena Serrano to lead officer on gender, diversity and inclusion. She has worked at the multilateral development bank for more than seven years, previously as a consultant in gender equity. She was also formerly a private finance operations gender consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank.

The Norwegian Centre for International Climate Research is recruiting a climate mitigation researcher to analyse mitigation scenarios, trade-offs and risks, and the use of scenarios to inform decision-making and stress-testing in the public and private sector. The successful applicant will help expand its modelling efforts into human domains – including energy systems, socioeconomics and land use policy.