Last updated: 06:10 / Tuesday, 3 August 2021
Formerly at Mirova US

Natixis IM Appoints Nathalie Wallace as Global Head of Sustainable Investing

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  • She will report to Joseph Pinto, Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific, and will be based in Boston
  • Wallace will be responsible for driving the firm's ESG commitments across its distribution network, its affiliate managers and through its participation in industry-wide initiatives
  • She will also focus on supporting clients on their ESG journey from early stage integration to allocation to impact investing

Natixis Investment Managers has appointed Nathalie Wallace as Global Head of Sustainable Investing, effective 1st September. She will report to Joseph Pinto, Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific, and will be based in Boston. 

In a press release, the asset manager has revealed that, in her role, Wallace will be responsible for driving the firm's ESG commitments across its distribution network, its affiliate managers and through its participation in industry-wide initiatives. She will also focus on supporting clients on their ESG journey from early stage integration to allocation to impact investing. "ESG is at the heart of the strategic ambitions of Natixis IM, which targets to have 600 billion euros of its AUM, equivalent to around 50% of the total, invested in the sustainable or impact investing category by 2024.

Wallace joins from Mirova US, where she was Head of ESG Strategy & Development. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion Business School in Paris, France and is a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA). She served as French Foreign Trade Advisor from 2014 to 2020 and is a member of the CFA Institute’s ESG Technical Committee.

“Having most recently worked at Mirova, our dedicated sustainable investment affiliate, Nathalie, with her deep knowledge and long industry experience, is ideally placed to lead our strategy to support clients in their journey to align their ESG beliefs with their investment goals, and to help us further our contribution to the transition to a more sustainable global economy", commented Tim Ryan, CEO of Natixis IM.

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