GMO appoints head of ESG & sustainability

Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo (GMO) has announced the appointment of Deborah Ng as head of ESG & sustainability.

Ng will be responsible for leading the firm’s ESG and sustainability-related initiatives. She joins GMO from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where she was most recently the Head of Responsible Investing.

“Stewardship has always been an important part of GMO’s DNA. I strongly believe that how we incorporate ESG and sustainability is integral in generating outstanding investment results, effectively serving our clients and their missions, and helping build a more resilient and sustainable planet. We are delighted to welcome Deborah to the firm to lead us in these efforts. Her experience will be immensely valuable to GMO and our clients,” said Chief Executive Officer Scott Hayward.