Edmond de Rotschild Asset Management (EdRAM) has appointed Jean-Philippe Desmartin to head its Paris-based Responsible Investment team.
Desmartin joins from Oddo Securities, where he most recently worked as head of Environmental, Socials and Governance (ESG) Research. Prior to that, he founded his own consultancy business and worked as director at technology services provider Innovest and as head of Development of extra-financial agency Arese.
Alongside his new role, Desmartin remains a member of several working groups and international committees seeking to further ESG issues such as the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies – EFFAS, the International Corporate Governance Network – ICGN, Principles for Responsible Investment – PRI, World Intellectual Capital Initiative – WICI.
He has co-written three books on Responsible Investments, L’Investissement Socialement Responsable (2005), ISR et Finance Responsable (2014) and The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment (2015).