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Therese Niklasson

Global Head of Sustainable Investments, Newton Investment Management

As the Global head of sustainable investment Therese is responsible for the strategic vision and delivery of sustainability across the wider investment platform at Newton. This includes working with the investment teams to ensure that ESG matters are fully integrated in to the fundamental investment philosophy as well as continuous innovation around sustainability solutions. She is responsible for the wider Responsible Investment (RI) team which supports the investment platform through work across areas including ESG Research, Stewardship and ESG data and technology. She is also part of the Newton Investment Executive Committee and reports directly into the CEO office.

Therese joined Newton from Ninety One (formerly Investec Asset Management) in 2022 where she spent over a decade developing their sustainability investment platform. She holds degrees from London School of Economics and Oxford University in the field of Environmental Management and Policy.

As a native Swede she enjoys the outdoors and spends as much free time as possible along the Scandinavian coastlines.

Joined Newton: 2022​

Joined industry: 2004

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