Aberdeen Standard hires ESG manager from M&G

Aberdeen Standard Investments has appointed Manuela Fumarola as the ESG manager of its private markets and real estate team. 

Fumarola is responsible for developing, embedding and overseeing an ESG strategy for private markets investments, including private equity, infrastructure and private lending assets and will report to Dan Grandage, head of ESG for private markets and real estate.

She will work closely with the existing private markets ESG team and the investment teams to provide insight on ESG trends, manager selection, and client ESG reporting activities.

Fumarola has joined ASI from M&G Investments where she worked as private equity associate and led on the integration of ESG into the investment process.