Private equity firm Inflexion announced today the appointment of Jennie Galbraith for the newly created role of ESG Director.

Galbraith brings more than 20 years of experience in driving sustainability across a range of organizations. She joins the company from British American Tobacco (BAT), where she most recently served as Group Head of ESG, responsible for establishing the company’s sustainability agenda and overseeing its development and implementation.

Galbraith was also appointed this week as Chair of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), and she is a recipient of a “Game Changer” award from HRH Prince Charles in recognition of her achievements in promoting sustainable business practices.

Simon Turner, Managing Partner, Inflexion, said:

“We are proud to have increased our sustainability efforts over the last two years, and bringing on board someone of Jennie’s pedigree to lead this important area reflects our commitment to ESG. Her depth of experience will help shape our future efforts in this crucial area.”