Aegon AM makes ESG appointments

Aegon Asset Management has added two new hires to its responsible investment team.

Corporate governance manager Miranda Beacham at Aegon has been appointed as senior responsible investment manager. She will oversee the UK stewardship activities and support ESG research and responsible investment solutions for the firm’s equity investment platform. She will report to global head of responsible investment Brunno Maradei.

Georgina Laird joins Aegon as sustainable investment analyst from Uniting Ethical Investors, where she served as ethics and impact manager. She will analyse ESG factors within the company’s global sustainable equity strategy.