RWC Partners appoints head of ESG risk

Asset manager RWC Partners has appointed Chris Anker, responsible for ESG risk in client portfolios.

Anker joins from Columbia Threadneedle Investments where he was a senior analyst within the responsible investment team. He will report to Arthur Grigoryants, head of investment strategy & ESG at RWC.

“As a pure active manager, ESG considerations play a crucial part in every investment decision we make. Chris’ recruitment is a reflection of the opportunities we see to leverage our scale, enhance the quality of our ESG activities and develop our approach to collaboration,’ Grigoryants said.