Marc Palahi has joined Lombard Odier Investment Managers’ (LOIM) recently launched holistiQ platform as its Chief Nature Officer. In his new role, Palahi will be responsible for continuing to develop holistiQ’s nature strategy, as well as enhancing the platform’s nature-focused investment offering and integrating nature across the platform’s sustainability research activities. Palahi has more than 20 years of experience in leading scientific forests, circular bioeconomy and global change-related initiatives, including an eight-year spell as director of the European Forest Institute. This industry knowledge will be called upon to create new tools and investment solutions supporting the phase-out of carbon-intensive economic activity in favour of nature-based models that aim to drive investment towards nature restoration. Jean-Pascal Porcherot, Co-Head of LOIM, said: “Marc’s extensive academic experience across nature, forests and the emerging circular bioeconomy industries will be instrumental as holistiQ develops leading nature-based investment products that seek environmental outcomes and compelling returns for clients”. holistiQ is a sustainable investment- dedicated platform within LOIM that will invest in environmental transition themes with a dedicated nature-based solutions pillar.
Welcome aboard @Marcpalahi!
LOIM announces the appointment of Dr. Marc Palahi as Chief Nature Officer within holistiQ. Marc is an expert on forests and the circular bioeconomy with over two decades of experience in leading scientific initiatives. https://t.co/N2H9dFUEY8 pic.twitter.com/GZ32ICIMPM
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