Newton IM poaches sustainability head from Ninety One

Therese Niklasson joins

James Baxter-Derrington
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Therese Niklasson will join the firm on 7 February 2022

Therese Niklasson will join the firm on 7 February 2022

BNY Mellon Investment Management’s Newton Investment Management has appointed Therese Niklasson as its new global head of sustainability, Investment Week can reveal.

Niklasson joins the firm from Ninety One, where she was most recently global head of sustainability, leading the development and execution of the firm's sustainability strategy. Newton IM expands responsible investment team In her new role, effective 7 February 2022, she will report to Newton IM CEO Euan Munro and will be responsible for driving Newton's responsible and sustainable investment strategy. Niklasson, who also joins the Newton executive committee, will manage a team of 19 responsible investment specialists, with a focus on research, stewardship, data and product advocac...

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