AXA IM Appoints Two Specialists to Boost its Responsible Investment Capabilities

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AXA Investment Managers appointed two Responsible Investment experts as part of its ongoing efforts to expand ESG capabilities.

Clément Bultheel has been appointed Sustainability Coordinator. In this newly created role to support AXA IM's ESG activities, such as new rules for sustainable finance, he works on AXA IM's sustainability policies and coordination issues. He formerly worked as a Sustainable Finance Consultant at Quantis. He reports to Clémence Humeau, Head of Sustainability Coordination and Governance.

Clément started his career in 2018 as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Climate Economics. He then worked at the French Ministry of Ecology for almost three years, where he worked on regulatory issues related to sustainable financing in France and Europe.

Clément has a Master's degree in International Relations from the School of International and Strategic Relations, as well as a Master's degree in Economic and Financial Engineering from the Université Paris-Dauphine.

Benjamin Jacot has been appointed ESG Quantitative Analyst. He is in charge of making climate measurements and models to evaluate physical and transitional risk as well as portfolio alignment to climate scenarios to help AXA IM reach its goal of speeding up the move to a Net Zero future. He joins from La Française, where he was the Quantitative Risk Manager and Financial Engineer. He reports to Yolande Poulou, Head of RI Solutions, Models, and Tools in AXA IM’s Quant Lab.

Benjamin spent five years at La Française as a Quantitative Risk Manager and Financial Engineer, where he led the development of new pricing models for alternative asset classes, reverse stress tests for hedge fund strategies, liquidity stress tests for Real Estate funds, and Climate VaR for transition and physical risk.

Benjamin graduated from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and holds a Master’s in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Mathematics from Paris Diderot University.

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