Alexander Chan was named head of ESG client strategy, Asia-Pacific, at Invesco.
It is a new position. The hiring of Mr. Chan, who is based in Hong Kong, is part of an expansion of the money manager's global environmental, social and governance team, said spokeswoman Gina Simonis in an email.
Other additions to the global ESG team, both based in London, include Maximilian Kufer, head of ESG — private markets, also a new position, and Sudip Hazra, director of ESG research. Mr. Kufer's position was announced earlier this month.
Mr. Hazra, who was previously co-head of ESG research and responsible investment at European financial services company KeplerCheuvreux, replaces Nikki Gwilliam-Beeharee, who left Invesco in March to become investor engagement lead at non-profit organization World Benchmarking Alliance, Ms. Simonis said.
Invesco also added four new analysts and a client manager position in London, Atlanta, and Boston. All are new positions, and all members of the ESG team report to Cathrine de Coninck-Lopez, Invesco's global head of ESG.
Mr. Chang was previously co-director and head of the innovation and sustainability arm of Hong-Kong based incubator The Mills Fabrica,
As of June 30, Invesco's ESG assets under management was $52.7 billion. The manager's total AUM as of that date was $1.5 trillion.