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NN Investment Partners makes senior appointments to sustainable & impact equity team

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NN Investment Partners (NN IP) has added Paul Schofield, Jeremy Kent and Pieter van Diepen to its Sustainable & Impact Equity team as of 1 April. They will be based in London and The Hague.

Schofield has been appointed Head of Sustainable & Impact Equity, leading a team of 19 experienced investment professionals managing NN IP’s successful Sustainable & Impact Equity range. He brings over 20 years of experience in equity investing and joins from Allianz Global Investor (AllianzGI) where he was Lead Portfolio Manager of the Sustainable Equity range alongside several other global equity strategies. He will report to Jeroen Bos, Head of Specialised Equity and Responsible Investing. 

Kent has been appointed senior portfolio manager of NN IP’s Sustainable Equity funds and also joins from AllianzGI. He has 13 years of relevant experience and held the role of senior portfolio manager for the global sustainable equity strategies at his former employer. He will report to Paul Schofield. Together, Paul and Jeremy bring a strong track record in equity investing as well as in sustainability and ESG integration. Both Schofield and Kent had a seat on AllianzGI ESG committee and its Proxy Voting committee.
 
Van Diepen has been appointed NN IP’s Head of the Sustainable and Equity analyst team, consisting of seven buy-side analysts and two data scientists. In addition, he will take on the role of senior analyst on the FinTech and Financial Inclusion value chain and will report to Paul Schofield. Van Diepen joins NN IP from Aberdeen Standard Investments where he held the role of Investment Director within the global equities team. Pieter has over 12 years of experience in financial markets. Furthermore, the analyst team is adding 3 new analysts to the team; Giovanna Petti (Environmental Solutions & Materials), Dirk-Jan Dirksen (Digital Transformation) and Jeff Meys (Consumer Trends) will be assuming their new roles per direct. 
 
Jeroen Bos, Head of Specialised Equity & Responsible Investing at NN Investment Partners, says: “We are very pleased to welcome six new members to our team. Paul, Jeremy and Pieter bring a wealth of experience and knowledge in equity investing and sustainability to NN IP and are fully aligned with our responsible investment philosophy. They are well-positioned to directly add value to our sustainable and impact equity investment processes, benefitting our clients. These appointments clearly underline our ambition to maintain our leadership position in responsible investing, an area where we have a strong and longstanding heritage and where we will continue to invest.”
 

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