Investec hires head ESG alternative investing

Investec Alternative Investment Management has appointed Alicia Forry as head of ESG, alternative investments.

Forry will be responsible for enhancing the firm’s responsible investing across its private market credit strategies. Previously, she was head of UK equity ESG products at Investec.

Callum Bell, Director at IAIM and Head of Direct Lending, said: “Alicia’s expertise will be invaluable to our team – helping us to embed ESG considerations into every stage of our investment process. At a time when the sustainability credentials of a business are increasingly under scrutiny, we believe that top ESG performers have an increased edge in delivering long-term value creation for shareholders.”