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.
Robbie is an ESG analyst and vice president with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2014. He primarily focuses on facilitating the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance analysis into the investment process, as well as conducting company engagements and proxy voting. Prior to that Robbie was an ESG analyst in the UK for AllianzGI. Previously, Robbie was an auditor and consultant at PwC. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Environment and Business from Leeds University.
In this episode, Robbie Miles, discusses how ESG stocks have performed during the current pandemic, what that means for investors and company boardrooms going forward, the effects of the shutdown on climate change, what’s next for renewable energy, the future of stock buybacks, and much more.