Impax Asset Management (Impax), a specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy, has appointed Emma Hunt as Senior Client Director.Hunt will be responsible for overseeing segregated mandates, Impax’s fund clients and strategic distribution partners. She will report to Meg Brown, Executive Director, Marketing & Business Development.
Hunt has been supporting institutional and retail clients with their sustainable investment needs for over 25 years, holding senior positions in a range of firms including St James’ Place Wealth Management, Federated Hermes, Willis Towers Watson and Mercer. Throughout her career she has been at the forefront of developments in sustainable investment, ESG, stewardship, carbon analytics and impact, applying this knowledge to a wide range of projects.
The appointment is effective as of 14 September 2020 and follows the recent appointment of Paul French as Director of Corporate Communications at Impax.
Meg Brown, Executive Director of Marketing & Business Development at Impax, says: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Emma to the team at Impax. Emma has an impressive track record working at the forefront of developments in stewardship, ESG, and sustainable investment. We are always looking at ways of deepening our partnerships with our clients and achieving their investment objectives and I am confident Emma will make an invaluable contribution as Impax continues to expand.”
Hunt adds: “I have known Impax for many years and am delighted to now be joining the team. The firm’s pioneering investment philosophy, which intentionally directs capital towards companies benefiting from the transition to a more sustainable economy, is more relevant today than ever before. I am looking forward to continuing to build and strengthen Impax’s long standing client relationships in the European and Asia-Pacific regions.”