CSAM appoints head of active ownership

Credit Suisse Asset Management has appointed Christine Chow as Head of Active Ownership.

Chow will be responsible for accelerating Credit Suisse Asset Management’s voting and engagement across all asset classes. She will be based in London and will report to Jeroen Bos, Global Head of Sustainable Investing. She was formerly HSBC Asset Management’s Head of Stewardship.

Jeroen Bos, Global Head of Sustainable Investing at Credit Suisse Asset Management, says: “Sustainability is of key importance to our clients and society, so I am very excited by the wealth of experience and talent that is joining our team. This will enable us to further accelerate our active ownership efforts under the leadership of Christine, and build up our sustainability research capabilities under the leadership of Nisha, further strengthening the integration of sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into the service we deliver to clients.”