Head of Stewardship APAC, BNP Paribas Asset Management
In his current position, Paul is the representative for BNPP AM’s sustainable investment capabilities across Asia-Pacific, leading and coordinating sustainability initiatives across the region. Paul joined BNPP AM in January 2008 and has more than 12 years of experience in the asset management industry.
Paul works closely with Asian investment teams to better integrate environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria in investment decisions, including through engagement with portfolio companies. He is involved in a number of regulatory and industry groups working on key issues relating to sustainable finance and investment in the region. Paul is the co-chair of the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) Engagement & Policy working group.
Prior to that, Paul held various positions within BNPP AM in Hong Kong and Paris. As an investment specialist, he oversaw the strong growth of BNPP AM’s Indian equities capability for international clients. Paul was also responsible for consultant relations in Asia, and launched and managed the award-winning BNPP AM Investment Academy in the region. Before relocating to Hong Kong, he worked as an ESG analyst in the Sustainability Research team in Paris.
Paul holds a Master’s in Management with a major in Entrepreneurship from the EDHEC Business School in France. He is a SASB FSA (Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting) Certificate holder.