Mona Shah joins Lombard Odier to spearhead sustainable investment strategies


Lombard Odier Investment Managers has announced the appointment of Mona Shah as Senior Sustainability Strategist.

According to ESG Today, this strategic move underlines LOIM’s commitment to sustainability and its ambitions to lead in the sustainable investing space.

LOIM is renowned for its dedication to sustainable investment, focusing on the pivotal transformation of critical economic systems such as energy, land and oceans, and materials. The firm’s innovative approach to investment, highlighted by the creation of holistiQ Investment Partners last year, aims to capture sustainable transition investment opportunities. This platform represents LOIM’s forward-thinking strategy in integrating sustainable practices across its investment portfolio.

Mona Shah, with her extensive background in sustainable investments, steps into her new role ready to shape the future of sustainable finance at LOIM. Her task is to craft cutting-edge sustainable investment solutions for clients, working closely with the holistiQ sustainability research and investment teams. Shah’s proven track record and deep knowledge in the field promise to bring invaluable insights and strategies to LOIM.

Before joining LOIM, Shah was pivotal in developing sustainable investment strategies as the Head of Sustainable Investments at Stonehage Fleming. Her expertise was also enriched by her experience as Head of Collectives Research for Rathbones Investment Management, underscoring her comprehensive understanding and commitment to sustainable investing.

Shah’s move to LOIM is seen as a significant step in her career, reflecting her dedication to making a real impact in the world of sustainable finance. Her enthusiasm for contributing to LOIM’s goals and her admiration for the company’s innovative and realistic approach to sustainability are evident in her aspirations for her new role.

In the words of Jasbir Nizar, UK CEO at LOIM, “At LOIM, we continue to invest in talent and investment expertise to help our clients navigate the risks and opportunities emerging from the environmental transition. Mona’s in-depth knowledge and extensive experience will be instrumental as we develop solutions for clients seeking attractive investment returns from investing in the transition to a sustainable economy.”

Mona Shah shared her excitement about joining the LOIM team, stating, “I am delighted to join LOIM, having admired them for a long time. Their willingness to break norms, whilst remaining rooted in realism and to create the highest level of thought leadership for clients and the planet, is unparalleled. I am excited to contribute to LOIM’s long-term commitment to sustainable investment and to help them achieve further success.”

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