Vice President, Lead Sustainability Research Analyst, Impax
Heather Smith is a Vice President, Sustainable Investing, and Lead Sustainability Research Analyst at Impax Asset Management LLC, the North American division of Impax Asset Management Group and investment adviser to Impax Funds.
She researches and evaluates the environmental, social and governance performance of companies for potential inclusion in the firm’s portfolios. She is also a member of the Impax Gender Analytics Team. Heather helps oversee the firm’s proxy voting and coordinates its gender‑related shareholder engagements.
Before joining the firm in 2007, Heather was a Legislative Aide for the New Hampshire State Senate. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire. She has also served as a member of the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network steering committee.