LONDON, 3 June 2014 – The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced the appointment of Yann Gindre as its new Director of Networks and Global Outreach and member of the Executive team. Based in London, he will be responsible for developing the PRI’s global outreach, signatory relations and recruitment strategy, working closely with PRI staff based in the United States, Australia, Tokyo, South Africa and Germany. He will report to Managing Director Fiona Reynolds.
Mr Gindre has a background in international banking and capital markets and prior to working as a consultant in 2013, he was until 2012 CEO of Natixis CIB Americas, a division of French banking, investment management and financial services group Natixis. Between 1988 and 2004, he served in London as Global Head of Debt Capital Markets at several US and European banks, including UBS, Barclays Capital, Commerzbank, and JP Morgan Chase before joining in 2004, as general manager, Natixis UK (originally IXIS CIB). He holds an MBA from London Business School.
“We are delighted to welcome Yann to the PRI team,” said Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director. “His extensive international experience and proven track record developing new business and deepening relationships with investment institutions at the highest level leave him perfectly placed to support the PRI’s expansion in the US, Asia and the Middle East and deepen our relationships with the CEOs and CIOs of both existing and potential signatories.”
Commenting on his new role, Mr Gindre said: “I’m very excited to be joining the PRI particularly at a time when responsible investment is one of the world’s fastest growing investment trends. I look forward to working with the staff and management team to drive the growth of responsible investment in new markets and further enhance the signatory experience.”
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