Private banking and asset management company Edmond de Rothschild today announced the appointment of Nathalie Wallace as Chief Sustainability Officer.
Based in Paris, Wallace will oversee all of the group’s sustainability initiatives, across both asset management and private banking, and will further develop the firm’s strategic ESG focus, working with the investment teams to ensure ensuring sustainability goals are met and helping to advance the company’s purpose. achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as part of the recent commitment to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative (NZAM).
Cynthia Tobiano, Deputy CEO of Edmond de Rothschild, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Nathalie to Edmond de Rothschild. She is a highly qualified professional who will make a strong contribution to the further development of our ESG strategy, to which we have long been committed. She will go the extra mile, both in liquid assets and in private markets, for the benefit of our clients.”
Wallace joins Edmond de Rothschild from asset manager Natixis Investment Managers, where she has been Global Head of Sustainable Investing since 2021, after serving as Head of ESG Strategy and Development at Natixis’ sustainable investing-focused subsidiary Mirova US. She also served as global head of ESG investment strategy at State Street Global Advisors and as a director at sustainability-focused nonprofit Ceres.
Wallace will report to Tobiano and to Christophe Caspar, Global CEO of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.
“I am delighted to be part of a group that has always put the financing of the real economy and sustainability at its core. The family has always promoted sustainable investing and I am pleased to have the opportunity to help the organization through the next phase of their ESG development.”