Aegon AM appoints head of climate solutions

Aegon Asset Management has appointed Anne Scott as Global Climate Solutions Lead.

Scott joins the company’s global fixed income team and will be responsible for promoting Aegon’s climate transition and the delivery of its’ climate research process. She previously led the MIFID II design and structure of Aegon AM’s investment research usage.

She will report to Adrian Hull, global head of core fixed income.

Adrian Hull says, “Responsible investing has been a key element of Aegon Asset Management’s investment philosophy for over 30 years and we are constantly reviewing our product offering to ensure we meet the needs of our clients. Most recently this has seen us shift our short dated investment grade bond strategy to become the Global Short Dated Climate Transition Fund, focusing on the transition to a net-zero global economy.

“Anne brings deep experience of implementing regulatory change and adaptation across the business and is a strong advocate for climate solutions with real world impact. Her appointment as Global Climate Solutions Lead allows us to accelerate our expertise in climate transition investing as we continue to adapt for the future.”