Carmignac has announced the appointment of Justin Kew as sustainability manager, whose newly created role will include developing solutions that meet clients' long term goals in mind of ESG objectives.
Based in London, and reporting to Sandra Crowl, stewardship manager and member of the Investment Committee, Kew is responsible for advancing the ESG investment process and framework, carrying out thematic research and designing investment solutions, including impact investment. He will also support Carmignac's current active engagement and industry initiatives.
Kew joins from Fidelity International, where he was a senior ESG analyst, responsible for integrating ESG data in the investment analysis and portfolio management process while designing investment process for clients. Prior to that, he held a role in sustainable investment and product management for JP Morgan Asset Management.
ESG integrated into the investment process accounts for more than 90% of Carmignac's AUM, including three SRI labelled funds. The manager is aiming to address the clients' needs on sustainable practices including managing energy transition through low carbon emissions.