Head of ESG Research, APAC,
Thursday 3 September 2020
The interlinked relationship between financial performance and ESG
Phineas joined Credit Suisse in April 2018 as Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research in Australia, and was recently appointed to lead ESG research for the APAC region. He was previously Head of ESG research at Macquarie Bank and his career has spanned investment research, fund management and ESG specialisms. Phineas previously co-founded the UK Investor Forum, a membership organisation now representing institutions with c. £14 trillion global AuM. He previously headed up collective shareholder engagement on behalf of fund managers at the ABI, worked on the buy-side as an equity analyst at The Co-operative Asset Management and had spells as a senior adviser to EY. Phineas holds a BA from Brunel University in business management and economics and an MSc from Birkbeck College, University of London in business strategy, economics and the environment.