Morgan Stanley Investment Management has announced two senior hires to lead its sustainability and ESG business operations.
Emily Chew joins as global head of sustainability based in the firm’s New York office, while Navindu Katugampola comes on board as head of sustainability for fixed income based in London.
Chew will lead Morgan Stanley IM’s investment business’ sustainability strategy and governance efforts. Previously global head of ESG for Manulife Investment Management, Chew has also served as chair of the steering committee for Climate Action 100+, the global investor engagement initiative.
Morgan Stanley IM said Chew’s role would include leading a team to develop its ESG investment integration standards.”
Morgan Stanley IM said Chew’s role would include leading a team to develop its ESG investment integration standards, helping to launch ESG products, and advising its clients and sales team on sustainability issues.
Katugampola recently joined Morgan Stanley as global head of sustainability for fixed income. He has been at Morgan Stanley since 2004 and most recently was the head of green and sustainability bonds within Global Capital Markets which he helped establish.
The Wall Street banking giant said Katugampola would be a key resource in Europe for all of investment management working with investors, clients and other stakeholders on issues of sustainability.