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BetaShares appoints Greg Liddell

Senior financial services exec Greg Liddell is director of responsible investments.

Thu, 18 Nov 2021

Leading Australian ETF manager BetaShares has announced the appointment of senior financial services executive Greg Liddell as director of responsible investments.

The position is a newly created role for BetaShares and demonstrates the continued and growing commitment the firm is making to responsible investment activities. Liddell has been given responsibility for driving sustainable investment initiatives, including investment stewardship, engagement, product development, investor education, and thought leadership.

Prior to joining BetaShares, Liddell held senior sustainability positions at Suncorp, where he developed and implemented Suncorp’s first Responsible Investment Policy and was heavily involved in the development of the firm’s first Climate Change Action Plan and Modern Slavery Statement. Prior to Suncorp, Liddell held roles at the Centre for International Financial Research, the Investor Group on Climate Change, Russell Investments, and QIC.

Ethical exchange traded funds in Australia now hold A$5.7 billion in funds under management – an amount that has grown over 100% since the start of the year.

Announcing the appointment, BetaShares chief executive, Alex Vynokur, said: “We are delighted to welcome Greg to BetaShares. Greg is a well-regarded and deeply experienced financial services executive and joins us at an exciting time for the business …Greg’s expertise will allow us to continue to consolidate our leadership position as well as extend our involvement in the area.”

 


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