Blackstone expands ESG team

Blackstone has announced it is expanding its ESG teams in the US, Europe and Asia.

The private equity firm has appointed 5 new ESG team members:

Elizabeth Lewis, Managing Director of ESG (Corporate)
James Mandel, Ph.D., Managing Director of Sustainability (Portfolio Operations)
Nina James, Head of Real Estate ESG (Real Estate, Asia)
Caroline Hill, Head of Real Estate ESG (Real Estate, Europe)
Rita Mangalick, Global Head of ESG for Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) and Blackstone Credit

Jon Gray, Blackstone President and COO, said, “We view ESG as central to our mission of delivering strong returns for clients. Blackstone is using its scale and expertise to help strengthen our companies, assets and the communities in which they operate. We are thrilled to have Elizabeth, James, Nina, Caroline and Rita joining our global ESG team. They each bring a wide spectrum of domain expertise as we continue to drive value for our investors and create impact across our portfolio.”