Blue Owl Capital hires head of ESG

New York asset manager Blue Owl Capital has hired Machal Karim as head of ESG investing.

Karim will be responsible for ESG across Blue Owl’s business operations and investments and will report to Andrew Polland, Chief Operating Officer. She joins the firm from CDC Group where he was Manager in Development Impact.

Doug Ostrover, CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Owl said: “We are incredibly excited to welcome Machal at this time when the implementation of ESG is in critical demand, both from investors and our own employees. Machal has a proven track record of building programs and implementing policies that positively impact business outcomes. With her leadership and expertise, we are well positioned to continue successfully implementing our ESG principles across Blue Owl and in our investment processes.”