Hugh Lawson, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, will lead Goldman Sachs Asset Management's global environmental, social and governance efforts, according to an internal memo to GSAM employees obtained by Pensions & Investments.
The position is new. Mr. Lawson will collaborate with GSAM's portfolio management and sales teams across the investment management division to further develop the company's ESG strategy, capabilities and investment offerings.
Mr. Lawson was global head of institutional client strategy at GSAM. He will continue to serve in this role in addition to his new responsibilities.