Emily Chew was named managing director and global head of sustainability at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
It is a new position. Based in New York, Ms. Chew will lead a team that will develop the money manager's environmental, social and governance investment integration standards among other responsibilities, spokeswoman Lauren Bellmare said in an email.
Ms. Chew will report to Ted Eliopoulos, vice chairman and head of strategic partnerships, and Rui de Figueiredo, co-head and chief investment officer of the solutions and multiasset group.
She will also oversee MSIM's investment stewardship agenda, Ms. Bellmare said.
Ms. Chew was previously global head of ESG research and integration at Manulife Investment Management. She was replaced in April by Peter Mennie, who also retained his responsibilities as global head of investment risk management.
Also at MSIM, Navindu Katugampola was named global head of sustainability for fixed income at MSIM, also a new position, Ms. Bellmare said.
Mr. Katugampola, based in London, was previously head of green and sustainable bonds at parent bank Morgan Stanley.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management had $584 billion in assets under management as of March 31.