Handelsbanken Fonder appoints head of sustainability

A senior sustainability analyst and engagement lead is taking on a management role, despite having only joined Handelsbanken from Skandia in February.

Aurora Samuelsson, Handelsbanken Fonder | Photo: PR / Handelsbanken

The second biggest fund manager in Sweden, with SEK 917bn (EUR 87bn) in assets under management, is promoting a senior sustainability analyst to the role of head of sustainability.

Aurora Samuelsson joined Handelsbanken Fonder from Skandia in February and was primarily responsible for engagement and impact work in her analyst role. This step up means she will now lead the process of taking Handelsbanken Fonder’s ESG work to the next level, according to a comment from the fund manager’s CEO Magdalena Wahlqvist Alveskog.

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