Viewpoints by Peter Mennie, ASIP, at Manulife Investment Management
Peter leads the firm’s team of dedicated environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and integration analysts to advance the ESG agenda. The analysts work with portfolio management teams on progressing ESG integration processes and conducting ESG engagement with investee companies. They also work with sales and product teams on ESG strategy and marketing and represent the firm in various industry groups and collaborative initiatives. Peter provides global risk leadership for all asset classes, and he ensures a consistent global approach to monitoring and managing investment risk and portfolio structure; he also serves as the chief operating officer of Manulife Investment Management (Europe) Limited. Peter previously held numerous positions within the firm, including serving as a senior portfolio manager, and, prior to that, he held various fund management positions, focusing on various regional markets. He holds the Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals designation and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK and of the CFA Institute.
Education: M.A., Mathematics, University of Cambridge
Joined the company: 1997
Began career: 1996
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