The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced the appointment of Martin Skancke as the new Chair of its Advisory Council. Mr Skancke, a leading global advocate of long-term and responsible investment, will join the PRI on 1 April and will be based in Norway. He succeeds Dr. Wolfgang Engshuber, who completes his 3-year term as Advisory Council Chair this year.
Mr Skancke previously served as Director General and Head of the Asset Management department at the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, where he designed and established the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, a founding signatory to the PRI and one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), with assets under management of more than US$ 800bn. Find out more here.