Impax Asset Management (“Impax”), a specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy, today announced the appointment of Amber Fairbanks as Portfolio Manager.

Joining Impax’s Listed Equities team, Amber will help develop new products including in Social Investment and will become a co-portfolio manager on a planned new strategy. Her hire does not impact or change the portfolio management line up of Impax’s existing strategies, including its Environmental Markets and Sustainability Lens strategies.

A highly respected investment professional with 21 years of experience, Amber joins Impax from Mirova, where she was co-manager of the Mirova International Sustainable Equity, US Sustainable Equity and Global Sustainable Equity funds. Prior to joining Mirova in October 2018, Amber was a portfolio manager and analyst at Zevin Asset Management for over a decade. Previously, she was an analyst at J.L. Kaplan Associates, a division of Evergreen Investments, and worked for Delta Partners, a Boston-based hedge fund.

She received her MBA from Boston College Carroll School of Management and has a BS in environmental science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Amber is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Joining on 27 March 2023 and based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Amber reports to Charles French, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Listed Investments.

Charles French, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Listed Investments said:

“We are delighted to welcome Amber to the team. An experienced manager of sustainable equities, Amber has a proven record spanning over two decades. She will add considerable expertise to our global investment team as we expand our offerings to clients, including our planned new strategy.”

Amber Fairbanks added: “Impax’s strong, collaborative culture and the integrity of their approach makes them a clear leader in the industry. I’m thrilled to join a team with such compelling investment platform specializing in the transition to a more sustainable economy.”



Paul French      

About Impax

Founded in 1998, Impax is a specialist asset manager, with £40.4bn/USD$48.6bn AUM as of 28 February 2023, in both listed and private markets strategies, investing in the opportunities arising from the transition to a more sustainable global economy.

Impax believes that capital markets will be shaped profoundly by global sustainability challenges, including climate change, pollution and essential investments in human capital, infrastructure and resource efficiency. These trends will drive growth for well-positioned companies and create risks for those unable or unwilling to adapt.

The company seeks to invest in higher quality companies with strong business models that demonstrate sound management of risk. Impax offers a well-rounded suite of investment solutions spanning multiple asset classes seeking superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long term.

Impax has approximately 300 employees across its offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, Hong Kong and Japan, making it one of the investment management sector’s largest investment teams dedicated to sustainable development.  

Impax Asset Management Group plc includes Impax Asset Management Ltd, Impax Asset Management (AIFM) Ltd., Impax Asset Management Ireland Ltd, Impax Asset Management LLC, and Impax Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited (together, “Impax”).  Impax Asset Management Ltd, Impax Asset Management (AIFM) Ltd and Impax Asset Management LLC are registered as investment advisers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), pursuant the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”). Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or training.

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