Private banking and asset management company Edmond de Rothschild announced today the appointment of Nathalie Wallace as Chief Sustainability Officer.
Based in Paris, Wallace will oversee all the group’s sustainability initiatives, in both asset management and private banking, and further develop the firm’s ESG strategic focus, working with the investment teams to ensure sustainability objectives are met, and help to advance the firm’s objective to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as part of its recent commitment to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative (NZAM).
Cynthia Tobiano, Deputy CEO of Edmond de Rothschild, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Nathalie to Edmond de Rothschild. She is a highly qualified professional who will strongly contribute to the further development of our ESG strategy, to which we have long been committed. She will take it a step further both in liquid assets and private markets, for the benefit of our clients.”
Wallace joins Edmond de Rothschild from asset manager Natixis Investment Managers, where she has served as Global Head of Sustainable Investing since 2021, after serving as Head of ESG Strategy and Development at Natixis’ sustainable investing-focused subsidiary Mirova US. She has also served as global head of ESG investment strategy at State Street Global Advisors and as a Director at sustainability-focused non-profit Ceres.
Wallace will report to Tobiano, and to Christophe Caspar, Global CEO of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.
“I am delighted to be joining a group that has always put financing the real economy and sustainability firmly at the heart of its concerns. The family has always promoted sustainable investing and I am excited to be given the chance to help the organisation through the next stage of their ESG development.”