Responsible investing capability bolstered

James Tayler has been appointed as Head of Responsible Investing, at Insignia Financial, further strengthening Responsible Investing capability.

In this newly created role, Mr Tayler will be accountable for facilitating a high quality and constantly evolving Responsible Investing strategy across all of Insignia Financial’s investment capabilities. He will focus on driving the development in key areas such as identifying and managing ESG risks and opportunities, maximising the effectiveness of engagement with managers and companies, and will have a strong focus on climate change, modern slavery, and governance. This role will also be integral in helping the organisation improve the way it communicates its responsible investment actions.

Mr Tayler has almost 30 years of global experience in investment management with a strong focus on developing and implementing the integration of ESG considerations into investment processes. 

Commenting on the appointment, Chief Investment Officer Dan Farmer said, “We are excited to welcome James and all the industry experience he brings with him to the team. He will support the development of our Responsible Investing capabilities across the business, building on the robust framework our investment teams already have in place.”

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