Last updated: 10:40 / Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Previously in TCorp

UBS AM Appoints Lucy Thomas as New Head of Sustainable Investing

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  • Based in Zurich, she will be responsible for leading the delivery of the sustainability and impact strategy
  • Thomas has 20 years of experience in the industry and joins UBS AM from TCorp, the financial markets partner of the New South Wales government in Australia
  • "We are at an inflection point in our industry where creating value for clients, society and the planet has never been more crucial"

UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) has announced the appointment of Lucy Thomas as Head of Sustainable Investing. Based in Zurich, she will be responsible for leading the delivery of the sustainability and impact strategy; and will report to Barry Gill, Head of Investments. 

“As a leading global asset manager, we have a critical role to play, both in providing our clients with the investing solutions they need to meet their sustainability goals and helping to shape the future of the industry. During her 20-year career, Lucy has worked as an asset owner, asset manager, and asset advisor and brings extensive experience working with clients and leading the integration of sustainability factors into the investment process globally", said Gill.

Thomas has 20 years of experience in the industry and joins UBS AM from TCorp, the financial markets partner of the New South Wales government in Australia, where she was Head of Investment Stewardship. Prior to that, she was Global Head of Sustainable Investment at Willis Towers Watson (2014-2018). She started her career as an analyst on the graduate program at Morgan Stanley.

Meanwhile, the new Head of Sustainability Investing claimed to be "delighted" to be joining UBS AM, a team with "a leading combination" of culture, capabilities and commitment to sustainability. "We are at an inflection point in our industry where creating value for clients, society and the planet has never been more crucial", she concluded.

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