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Mark Lewis, Managing Director and Global Head of Research at the Carbon Tracker Initiative appointed to WHEB’s independent Advisory Committee


WHEB Asset Management is pleased to announce that Mark Lewis has been appointed to the firm’s independent Investment Advisory Committee.

Mark was recently appointed as Global Head of Research at the Carbon Tracker Initiative. Mark was previously Head of European Utilities at Barclays and has also held research roles at Kepler Cheuvreux and Deutsche Bank. Mark was also a member of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

Seb Beloe, Partner and Head of Research at WHEB said, “WHEB’s advisory committee provides critical oversight and governance on behalf of clients in WHEB’s investment strategy. Mark’s experience over many years working at the nexus of climate change and equity investing are unparalleled. We are looking forward to having someone of Mark’s calibre join our committee.”

Mark Lewis said “Having worked with WHEB on several issues over the past years, I am delighted to be joining their Advisory Committee and seeing from the inside how climate and other sustainability issues are handled by a leading asset manager.”

Mark joins four other external members of the committee which include Clare Brook, the CEO of the BlueMarine Foundation, Kelly Clark, Director of the Finance Dialogue, Mike Clark of Ario Advisory and former director of Responsible Investment at Russell Investments and Rachel Crossley, the founder of Broadwaters consultancy and senior advisor to the Access to Nutrition Foundation. The Committee meets every four months to review the holdings in WHEB’s investment funds for their consistency with the funds’ aims and objectives. Summary minutes are published on the WHEB Group website (http://www.whebgroup.com/investment-strategy/fund-governance/investment-advisory-committee-minutes/).