Newton Investment Management (Newton), part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, has expanded its responsible investment team with the appointment of Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, effective 14 October 2019.
Parrybrings with him extensive responsible and sustainable investment expertise as Newton continues to advance its long-standing capabilities in these areas. He will play an integral role in growing the firm's sustainable business, as well as overseeing its sustainable strategies, and communicating the firm's approach to responsible investment to its global client base.
Based in London, he will report to Curt Custard, chief investment officer at Newton.
Parryjoins from Hermes Investment Management, where he was most recently head of sustainable investing, developing the firm's impact investing capabilities, and aligning its funds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He previously held roles as head of equities and impact investing at Hermes, and before this as CEO of Hermes Sourcecap Limited. He has over 30 years of equity investment expertise, having also held roles as CIO of global equities at Northern Trust Global Investments, head of equities at Julius Baer Investment Management, CIO of Lazard Brothers Asset Managers, and head of UK equities at Barings.