Hayfin Capital Management today announces the appointment of Caoimhe Bain as Head of ESG, a new role that will bolster the firm’s well-established environmental, social and corporate (ESG) capabilities and coverage. Caoimhe joins Hayfin’s broader ESG leadership team with whom she will work closely to ensure that the firm’s embedded responsible investment practices are continuously reviewed and developed, as well as implemented across the business and its distinct strategy lines. Caoimhe will report to Andrew McCullagh, a member of Hayfin’s Management Committee, Investment Committee and ESG Committee.
Caoimhe brings over 10 years of experience in responsible investment having worked in a number of related roles within the asset management sector. She joins Hayfin from Hymans Robertson where she worked as a Responsible Investment Consultant in charge of the firm’s broad responsible investment policy and sustainable investment framework.
Andrew McCullagh, Management Committee member at Hayfin, commented: “Responsibility – incorporating all environmental, social and corporate issues – has long been embedded in Hayfin’s culture and is integral to our decision making. Enhancing our ESG capabilities with this new role will improve our management of risk, allow us to make more informed investment decisions, and will ultimately drive value for our investors. We’re very pleased to welcome Caoimhe to our team.”
Caoimhe Bain, Head of ESG at Hayfin, said: “I’m excited to join Hayfin, a leading asset manager that both culturally and in practice is committed to responsible investment as an inherent part of its strategy. I look forward to working closely with our ESG and Audit & Risk Committees, as well as the investment teams, to support the firm’s responsible investment efforts across the business lines.”