Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active asset managers, announced today the appointment of Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. In this role, he will accelerate the growth of Impact Investing as part of the company’s growing private markets platform; lead the continued integration of ESG factors across AllianzGI’s existing range of public markets products, including stewardship activities; and support the development of new SRI products.
Hans-Peter Rathjens is a senior investment strategiest with Allianz Global Investors and has been a member of the Global Economics & Strategy team since 2011. Mr Rathjens has a PhD in economics from Hamburg University and is a CEFA charterholder. He is also a lecturer on modern portfolio theory at DVFA.
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