Axa IM names head of ESG and sustainability

Marie Luchet will work within its private markets fund-of-funds business


Axa Investment Managers has named Marie Luchet as head of ESG and Sustainability at Axa IM Prime, the firm’s private markets fund-of-funds business.

Luchet will be responsible for overseeing Axa IM Prime’s sustainability strategy, including the advancement of ESG integration in investment decision making, fund and asset-manager selection, and reporting and product design.

Prior to joining Axa, Luchet led ESG strategy for risk and compliance consultancy ACA Group, having also worked at the Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) between 2016 and 2022.

Luchet also served as head of responsible investment with ECOFI Investissements from 2010 to 2016, and as an ESG sell-side analyst with CIC Market Solutions from 2006 to 2008.

Based in Paris, she will report to CEO of Axa IM Prime Pascal Christory.

Christory said: “We are delighted to welcome Marie, who will steer Axa IM Prime’s developments on ESG in line with the group’s sustainability roadmaps.

“Marie brings more than two decades of experience in sustainable finance and corporate social responsibility, and she will be instrumental in continuing to develop our sustainability strategy, as well as championing ESG across the business.”

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