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Lead Engager, Fixed Income
Aaron joined the international business of Federated Hermes in August 2018 and is lead engager for the Federated Hermes SDG Engagement High Yield Credit Fund, responsible for developing engagement strategies and working with companies in the fund. Aaron previously worked in EOS in North-American company engagement, including the automotive, chemicals, technology and consumer goods sectors, and continues to work with EOS in thought leadership. Aaron has a decade of experience advising on corporate sustainability strategy and environmental and social challenges across private, public and NGO sectors. Before joining, Aaron consulted with Accenture Strategy in London, engaging numerous consumer goods, telecoms and logistics clients in sustainability strategy, ethical supply chain development, circular economy and environmental valuation projects. Aaron was previously a senior advisor with Forum for the Future, a UK NGO that partners with large companies to use systems thinking for developing long-term sustainable business models. He previously served in sustainability advisory roles in Canadian technology consulting and government settings. Aaron holds an Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Ivey School of Business at Western University, and a MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.
Repsol became the first oil and gas company to commit to a net-zero goal by 2050, supported by a decarbonisation pathway with interim targets, setting a higher benchmark for the industry. EOS has engaged with the company since 2013 on its climate action and targets.