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Greater Scrutiny Is Placed On Asset Managers & Their ESG Policies

Recently the Financial Times (FT) reported that almost half of the Asset Management sector globally in terms of total funds managed, are committed to a net zero emissions target – this reflects a significant boost in tackling climate change. 

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Investment industry at ‘tipping point’ as $43tn in funds commit to net zero | Financial Times (

The focus on climate from Asset Managers coincide with growing demand from asset owners for investments that consider Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. 

Investors are expected to report their exposure based on Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations. As greater scrutiny is placed on Asset Managers and their ESG policies, what impact will this have on hiring within their Compliance departments? 

We have seen a significant rise in the demand for Compliance professionals, hiring demands have increased by 56% in Europe and 48% in UK compared to the same period last year. With such an active market clients are using Danos Associates to conduct searches, to ensure they secure to best talent that will drive their business forward. 

Ed Wacher is a leading head-hunter for Compliance professionals within Asset and Wealth Management focusing on mid to senior level appointments. Having worked in the industry for over 12 years his network is extensive and has a proven track record of delivering assignments in a thorough but time sensitive manner. 

If you are looking to hire, please reach out to Ed Wacher, who can share his market knowledge and identify the best talent for your firm. 

Ed Wacher, Associate Partner 
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3889 5756 

Edward Wacher

Director, Head of Buy-Side Compliance

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