Angelo Gordon appoints head of ESG

Angelo Gordon, the credit and real estate alternative investment firm, has appointed Allison Binn as Head of ESG and Sustainable Investing Strategies.

Gordon was formerly Executive Director for Global Sustainability Research at Morgan Stanley and will be responsible for ESG integration across the Angelo Gordon’s global platform. She will report to Josh Baumgarten and Adam Schwartz, Angelo Gordon’s co-Chief Executive Officers.

Mr. Schwartz said: “ESG is a critical component of the investment process, and we are excited to welcome Allison on board to accelerate our current efforts in this area. We are confident that Allison’s experience, market knowledge and industry relationships make her the ideal partner for our investment teams as we expand ESG integration across our investing strategies.”

Mr. Baumgarten added: “Allison is a deeply experienced leader in ESG in the investment industry and we are thrilled to have her spearheading our strategic approach, not only ensuring our ESG integration efforts meet global best practice standards but identifying ways in which ESG can factor into new opportunities that will deliver even more value for our clients.”