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Thomas Coudert appointed Head of Sustainability, Core Investments

  • 31 January 2024

Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the appointment of Thomas Coudert as Head of Sustainability, Core Investments, effective immediately.

Based in Paris, Thomas reports to Marion le Morhedec, Global Head of Fixed Income and member of the AXA IM’s Management Board.

Thomas has been working at AXA IM for 17 years and was previously Head of Fixed Income Sustainability since 2021. In his new role, Thomas oversees sustainability across the Core investment platform (Fixed Income, Equity, Multi-Asset, as well as ETF) whilst keeping his portfolio management responsibilities.

Commenting on Thomas’ appointment, Marion le Morhedec said: “Thomas' appointment to this highly strategic role is excellent news and recognises his expertise and the valuable experience he has gained over the last 17 years. Thomas will notably be working closely with investment teams across the Core business unit to foster global coordination on ESG topics”.


Biography

Thomas Coudert is Head of Sustainability, Core Investments.

He was previously Head of Fixed Income Sustainability since 2021, in charge of bolstering ESG integration principles within the company’s Fixed Income expertise and operations and was also providing oversight for all sustainable investing-related projects and activities. Thomas joined AXA IM's European Credit team in 2007 and has managed credit portfolios since 2009.

Thomas holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from Ecole Française d’Electronique et d’Informatique (EFREI). He is also a CFA charterholder.


About AXA Investment Managers

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a responsible asset manager, actively investing for the long term to help its clients, its people and the world to prosper. Our high conviction approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and traditional asset classes, managing approximately €842 billion in assets as at the end of September 2023.

AXA IM is a leading investor in green, social and sustainable markets, managing €489 billion of ESG-integrated, sustainable and impact assets as at the end of December 2022. We are committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 across all our assets, and integrating ESG principles into our business, from stock selection to our corporate actions and culture. Our goal is to provide clients with a true value responsible investment solution, while driving meaningful change for society and the environment.

At end of December 2023, AXA IM employed over 2,700 employees around the world, operated out of 23 offices across 18 countries and is part of the AXA Group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management.

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