Lazard appoints sustainable investment and ESG co-heads

Jennifer Anderson and Nikita_SingalLazard Asset Management has appointed Jennifer Anderson and Nikita Singhal as co-heads of sustainable investment and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment.

Anderson and Singhal will be based in London and New York, respectively.

Ms. Anderson, who will be based in London, has served as a board director for the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change since 2015.

She has previously worked as an investment manager at TPT Retirement Solutions. She began her investment career at Jupiter Asset Management as an SRI research analyst.

Singhal, who will be based in New York, was a portfolio analyst with ClearBridge Investments, where she focused on the renewable energy sector for their Sustainability Leaders Fund and on ESG strategy across the firm.

She has previously worked at the Heron Foundation and was an analyst at the International Finance Corporation, the private investing arm of the World Bank.

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