LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick O’Hara as Director of Responsible Investment and Engagement.
Patrick will lead the Company’s Responsible Investment team, ensuring Responsible Investment is further enhanced, expanded and embedded as a core part of the Company’s investment and portfolio monitoring processes.
Patrick joins from USS Investment Management, where he was responsible for ESG integration and stewardship across public markets.
He has about 20 years’ experience in the investment management industry, with over a decade of ESG and investment / enterprise risk experience.
Mike Weston, LGPS Central Limited CEO, said: “Responsible Investment is a key priority for Partner Funds and something we’ve already made major strides in here at LGPS Central. We believe the integration of Responsible Investment factors, particularly those related to Climate, into our investment process both supports long-term returns and is the right thing to do. We’re really pleased that Patrick will be joining the team here to lead our work in this field; his experience and expertise will be a huge asset to us and our clients.”
Patrick added: “I’m thrilled to be joining LGPS Central Limited, which already has an excellent reputation for robust Responsible Investment and Engagement work. Investing responsibly is something all investors should take seriously, and I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues and our Partner Funds.”
LGPS Central Limited is also pleased to welcome Cara Forrest, Client Relationship Manager, and Satvinder Saini, Enterprise Risk Manager, to the Company as we continue to build our team and add further value to our clients.