Aegon Asset Management announced today the appointment of Anne Scott to the newly created role of Global Climate Solutions Lead.

In her new role, Scott will join Aegon’s global fixed income team, supporting its efforts in climate solutions, promoting the firm’s climate transition approach, and helping ensure the consistency and delivery of its’ climate research process.

Reporting into Adrian Hull, Global Head of Core Fixed Income, Scott will work with Aegon AM’s responsible investment team as well as the fixed income investment specialist team.

Hull said:

“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.”

Scott has been working at Aegon since 2005, initially establishing and leading lead its middle office delivery teams, and later providing business development support to the CEO. Most recently, she has served as Investment Services Manager in the investment department, focusing on the development of front office oversight and relationship management with key counterparties, and also leading the MIFID II design and structure to manage, monitor and evaluate Aegon AM’s investment research consumption.

Hull added:

““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.”

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