Martin joined as a senior analyst on the European Equities team in March 2013 and is now lead portfolio manager of the Sustainable Global Equity strategy, and co-portfolio manager of the Impact Opportunities strategy. Prior to joining, he was an investment director at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. Martin joined SWIP as a graduate and spent eight years there, with spells investing in UK, US and Japanese equities. Martin graduated from the University of St Andrews with an MA in Economics & Modern History and is a CFA charterholder. In 2015, Martin featured in Financial News’s ‘40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Asset Management’, an editorial selection of the brightest up-and-coming people in the industry.
CFA, ACA, Portfolio Manager, US SMID, Federated Hermes Limited
Henry joined in March 2012 and is portfolio manager on the US SMID Cap strategy. He joined from UK brokerage firm Peel Hunt, where he was a diversified financials analyst from December 2010 until February 2012. Prior to that, he worked at Deloitte in the banking and capital markets group and in corporate finance from October 2006 until November 2010. Henry has an MA in Classics from Trinity College, Oxford, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a CFA charterholder.
Head of Impact & Sustainable Investing, Federated Hermes Limited
Ingrid joined in February 2020 and has 25 years’ experience spanning asset management, as well as capital and private markets. As Head of Impact & Sustainable Investing, she is responsible for the construction and management of the portfolios within the strategy. She joined from PDM Capital where she was managing a thematic equity fund. Prior to this, she was at Jupiter Asset Management as Fund Management Director where she managed the EMEA portion of the Global Managed Fund and co-managed Jupiter’s flagship EMEA fund. She started her career in 1997 at Lazard & Co where, for six years, she was a generalist CEE and European equities analyst. Ingrid was included in Citywire’s first ever global compilation of the 1,000 top fund managers in the world. Ingrid is a Non-Executive Director of Fair4All Finance, founded with dormant asset money solely to create positive impact by promoting financial inclusion in the UK. Ingrid holds a degree in Italian and Business Studies from University College London, CISI Diploma in Investment Regulation & Compliance and is fluent in four languages.
Climate Change High Yield Credit strategy, interim report 2022
In this inaugural report, we delve into what makes the Federated Hermes Climate Change High Yield Credit strategy unique. As well as introducing our process and team, the report provides an overview of our proprietary Climate Change Impact (CCI) score, complete with portfolio examples to illustrate the scoring system in practice.
At Federated Hermes we believe the investment industry can be a powerful force for good, building a fairer, more equitable world for all – and that active ownership and engagement is the best way to achieve this. In this, our second annual Stewardship Report, we provide an update on our efforts towards effective and outcomes-driven stewardship.
The soil carbon sponge: A sequestration trump card
In a briefing to investors, Walter Jehne, co-founder of NGO Regenerate Earth, argued that a focus on cutting emissions misses the point when it comes to understanding what a healthy biosphere could do to sequester carbon.