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Impax Asset Management : hires new Senior Client Director

09/30/2020 | 09:05am

Impax hires new Senior Client Director

London, 14 September 2020 - Impax Asset Management ("Impax"), the specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy, today announced the appointment of Emma Hunt as Senior Client Director.

Emma 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.

Emma 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, said: "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."

Emma Hunt added: "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."



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About Impax

Founded in 1998, Impax is a specialist asset manager, with approximately £19.3 billion (as of 31 August 2020) in both listed and real asset strategies, investing in the opportunities arising from the transition to a more sustainable global economy.

Impax believes that capital markets will be shaped profoundly by global sustainability challenges, including climate change, pollution and essential investments in human capital, infrastructure and resource efficiency. These trends will drive growth for well- positioned companies and create risks for those unable or unwilling to adapt.

The company seeks to invest in higher quality companies with strong business models that demonstrate sound management of risk. Impax offers a well-rounded suite of investment solutions spanning multiple asset classes seeking superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long term.

Impax has ca. 180 staff across five offices in the United Kingdom, the United States and Hong Kong, making it one of the investment management sector's largest investment teams dedicated to sustainable development.

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