Amanda Wilson stepping down as Regnan chief executive officer
Feb24

Amanda Wilson stepping down as Regnan chief executive officer

Regnan Chief Executive Officer Amanda Wilson is stepping down from her role with the ESG research and engagement firm. Wilson, who is departing today from Regnan, will transition to a portfolio career at the end of February, but will “continue to contribute to the success of the organisation she has led since 2011 via a consulting arrangement,” Regnan said. Regnan is engaging in a recruitment process to appoint a new CEO. “The Regnan...

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Australian Shareholders’ Association hires Judith Fox
Feb10

Australian Shareholders’ Association hires Judith Fox

The Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) has hired Judith Fox as chief executive officer. Fox will join ASA on 27 February. She comes to ASA From the Governance Institute of Australia, where she was national director, policy and advocacy. Fox has worked for the Governance Institute for 14, and has represented the Governance Institute on the ASX Corporate Governance Council since 2005 as well as being a member of Standards...

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Hunter Hall ownership changes prompt review from asset consultants
Jan13

Hunter Hall ownership changes prompt review from asset consultants

The announcement that Hunter Hall founder Peter Hall is stepping down as CEO and CIO of the ethical investment fund and is selling his ownership stake has led asset consultants to re-evaluate the firm from an operational perspective as well as raise questions as to the durability of the firm’s ethical investment mandate. Hall announced on 30 December 2016 that he had sold the equivalent of 19.9% of total stock to Washington H Soul...

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Global Reporting Initiative hire Tim Mohin as chief executive
Dec16

Global Reporting Initiative hire Tim Mohin as chief executive

The Global Reporting Initiative has hired Tim Mohin as chief executive. Mohin is an experienced sustainability practitioner, and most recently has worked as director of corporate responsibility at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), according to his website. His appointment is effective 16 January 2017. He succeeds Eric Hespenheide, who has been acting CEO for the past six months. “Tim Mohin is the perfect person to lead GRI into the...

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ANZ appoints Katharine Tapley head of sustainable finance solutions
Dec02

ANZ appoints Katharine Tapley head of sustainable finance solutions

ANZ has appointed Katharine Tapley as head of sustainable finance solutions (SFS), loans and specialised finance. Tapley has served as acting head since June 2016. She joined ANZ in 2001, and has been a senior member of the SFS team since its formation in 2014. “Since joining the SFS team, Katharine has made a strong contribution with her depth of knowledge across various sustainable asset classes and her extensive transactional...

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Julia Leske appointed new chief executive officer of CAER
Nov25

Julia Leske appointed new chief executive officer of CAER

Julia Leske has been named the new chief executive officer of CAER, with founding CEO Duncan Paterson becoming executive director. Leske has worked with CAER for almost a decade, most recently as business development manager. “Julia has been playing an increasingly important role within CAER’s operations in recent years, and her strengths in developing and building strategic relationships in the broader responsible investment industry...

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Principles for Responsible Investment hire chief operating officer
Nov11

Principles for Responsible Investment hire chief operating officer

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has hired Peter de Graaf as chief operating officer (COO). de Graaf comes to PRI From the London-based management consultancy Carnstone Partners, where he was senior partner and operations partner responsible for the firm’s operational management. Prior to working at Carnstone, de Graaf also worked as managing director and member of the board at Trucost, and spent  five years at FTSE,...

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Oliver Yates to step down as Clean Energy Finance Corporation CEO
Oct19

Oliver Yates to step down as Clean Energy Finance Corporation CEO

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) CEO Oliver Yates is stepping down from the position. Yates has worked as CEO since the CEFC was founded in 2013. The CEFC board has now commenced a CEO search process. “Mr Yates’ dedication, energy and experience have played a critical role in the CEFC’s development, investment performance and its market position as a sector specific investor and as an effective tool of public policy,”...

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