Sienna Investment Managers Appoints New ESG Head

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Sienna Investment Managers, a subsidiary of GBL, has hired Alix Faure as their new Head of ESG. The goal is to enhance the company's position in sustainable asset management. Alix will be based in Paris.

Alix Faure has a strong background in sustainable finance, extensive experience in sustainable investments, and a successful history in creating sustainable solutions.

Before joining Sienna Investment Managers, she was the Head of Responsible Development and a member of the Responsible Investment Committee at Comgest. In 2019, she joined AFG (French asset management association) as Head of Sustainable Investment. Before that, she worked as a Senior Product Manager at Mirova and was responsible for developing equity and impact strategies.

Alix started her career at BNP Paribas Investment Partners in 2005 and held various roles, including Investment Specialist—Sustainable & Responsible Investments. She has a Master of Science in Management from E.M. LYON.

Alix Faure, Head of ESG at Sienna IM, said: “I am excited to join Sienna IM and continue to advance the firm’s commitment to sustainability and impact investments within alternative investments. I look forward to working collaboratively with investment teams across Europe and our other key stakeholders to deliver on our ambitious ESG goals.”

Paul de Leusse, CEO of Sienna IM, added: “I am delighted to welcome Alix Faure to Sienna IM as we continue to strengthen the team in all departments. The management of liquid and, especially, real assets - debt, equity, real estate - is particularly well suited for developing impact strategies. Alix's expertise and strong leadership skills will be key to better meeting the expectations of our clients and other stakeholders in this area.”

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Source: Sienna Investment Managers