Amundi US, the US business of asset management giant Amundi, announced today the appointment of Annie Joyce as Head of ESG. In her new role, Joyce will have responsibility for driving the US business’ ESG strategic direction.

Joyce joins Amundi US from investor-focused decisions support tools and services company MSCI, where she served as Vice President, ESG Consultant, leading the firm’s fixed income ESG coverage and working with institutional clients on integrating ESG and climate strategies. Prior to MSCI, she worked as Associate Director, Head of Strategi Partnerships at national impact finance and advisory non-profit Social Finance.

Joyce will report to Lisa Jones, President and CEO of Amundi US, and Head of the Americas, and Elodie Laugel, Chief Responsible Investment Officer of Amundi.

Jones said:

“Annie has tremendous experience across a diverse range of organizations and issues related to responsible investing, and her background provides a strong foundation for her to lead our ESG strategy in the US. As a firm that is deeply committed to responsible investing, we continue to invest in resources aimed at strengthening our global leadership in ESG. We are confident Annie will be instrumental in leveraging Amundi’s global ESG resources and expertise for our clients.”