Oekom opens London branch office

Oekom Research, a ratings agency for sustainable investments, is opening an office in London to support its business growth in the region.

The office will be supervised by Jaspreet Duhra, who previously worked at Vigeo Eiris – which is also active in the sustainability rating and responsible investment sector. Duhra has also worked at Sustainable Finance Ltd.

Previously, Oekom was present in London through co-operation with SI Partners. The new office follows the June opening of a subsidiary in New York to serve the North American market. A Paris office has been running since 2011, while representation in the Netherlands started in early 2016.

Robert Haßler, CEO, said: “Expanding and intensifying our operations in the UK is a very important step for us: in our capacity as a partner and service provider for sustainable investments, a local presence is the only way we can offer the market players adequate onsite support.”

“The political changes emerging from the Brexit vote, and new fundamentals that will follow the UK’s departure from the EU will in no way impair our commitment to the UK market.”


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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