UK - Jupiter Asset Management has strengthened its' socially responsible investment (SRI) team with the promotion of Charlie Thomas to fund manager on its ecology fund.
Thomas, previously with Jupiter's Environmental Research Department (JERU), will assist Simon Baker, head of the fund manager's green department. Jupiter claims that Thomas' appointment demonstrates the firm's commitment to its SRI business and that it is looking to expand its green department over the coming months.
Prior to joining Jupiter, Thomas worked for BP Amoco, where he helped develop the firm's environmental policies and also worked as a commercial business analyst.
Speaking about his new role at the asset manager, Thomas said: This is a great opportunity. My ambition has always been to move into fund management and this offer allows me to combine my green and commercial experience. It is the perfect solution for me.
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