Bahare Haghshenas was named global head of sustainable transformation at EQT Group, a spokesman confirmed.
The role is new. Ms. Haghshenas will be responsible for sustainability efforts across the organization starting in September. She will be based in Copenhagen and will report to Christian Sinding, the firm's CEO.
In efforts to strengthen its sustainability expertise, EQT also appointed Sophie Walker as head of sustainability for its private capital business. The role is new.
Ms. Walker, whose appointment is effective this month, works with investment advisory teams on due diligence and engages with EQT's portfolio companies. Based in London, Ms. Walker reports to Per Franzen, head of private capital.
"We have come a long way on our journey but now we are sharpening both our sustainability approach and skills, this is one of the key components in which EQT creates value for investors and for society," Mr. Sinding said in a news release Monday.
Ms. Haghshenas was a partner at Deloitte and executive director of Deloitte's sustainable innovation hub, Acacia. A spokesman could not be reached to provide details of her replacement.
Ms. Walker was head of sustainability and U.K. board member at real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle. A spokeswoman could not be reached to provide details of her replacement.