Patrizia appoints head of sustainability

Patrizia has appointed Edward Pugh as head of sustainability.

In a re-positioning of its ESG team, Patrizia has appointed Edward Pugh as their head of sustainability. Meanwhile, Mads Rude will continue to have overall responsibility for impact investing, supported by Marleen-Bikker-Bekkers as the key fund manager of Patrizia Sustainable Communities.

Mahdi Mokrane, Head of Global Investment Strategy, Research and Investment Solutions at Patrizia, said, “Mathieu has been instrumental in developing our strong ESG framework and central sustainability team that is the absolute foundation of our global sustainability and impact strategy. We wish him all the best as we build on his excellent work ensuring sustainability remains a key enabler for creating and protecting value for PATRIZIA’s investors and broader stakeholders in a world deeply in transition. With Mads and Edward, we are thrilled to have two exceptional industry professionals driving the future growth of our impact investing platform as we look to launch further vehicles, alongside ensuring the meticulous stewardship of our group-wide sustainability strategy.”