Ian Simm

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Ian Simm

Job Title: Founder and chief executive

Company: Impax Asset Management

Ian Simm is the founder and chief executive of Impax Asset Management Group plc.  Ian has been responsible for building the company since its launch in 1998, and continues to head the listed equities and real assets investment committees.

Prior to Impax, Ian was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company advising clients on resource efficiency issues.  In 2013 he was appointed by the Secretary of State (Senior Minister) for Business, Innovation and Skills as a member of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the UK’s leading funding agency for environmental science.  He has a first class honours degree in physics from Cambridge University and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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Panel questions and discussion: aligning fiduciary and ethical responsibilities

How can institutional investors develop sustainable asset management strategies? Are business’ responding to the increased focus on investing sustainably? Co-ordinating collaborating on sustainable investment and divestment from fossil fuels Session speakers: