Investment management firm Fidelity International announced today that it has appointed Jenn-Hui Tan as its first Chief Sustainability Officer.
In the newly created role, Tan will oversee Fidelity’s sustainable investing and corporate sustainability teams, ensuring consistent governance of the company’s sustainable approach across operations and client services, and will also be responsible for the delivery of the firm’s sustainability approach in its strategy, execution and governance.
Tan joined Fidelity International in 2007, and has most recently been serving as Global Head of Stewardship & Sustainable Investing. He has also held positions at the firm including Head of Capital Markets and Corporate Governance – Asia Pacific, and Director of Corporate Finance. He joined Fidelity from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he served as a corporate finance lawyer advising on capital market and M&A transactions.
He will continue to be responsible for the Sustainable Investing team and take over the management of the Corporate Sustainability team.
Andrew McCaffery, Global Chief Investment Officer, Fidelity International said:
“As the sustainability landscape continues to evolve in line with client and regulatory expectations, we believe it is important to have a single point of accountability across Fidelity to deliver a consistent, overarching sustainability strategy – setting policy and governing delivery of our sustainability commitments across our full business operations.”