Company: La Francaise Group
Job title: Head of ESG and sustainable investment research
Roland has nearly 20 years of experience in ESG and sustainable investing. He began his career in asset management in 2002 focussing on corporate governance while working for DWS in Frankfurt. Thereafter and for ten years, he was a Senior Investment Manager and Partner at GO Investment Partners LLP in London, an engagement fund with a pan-European equity portfolio.
Roland joined La Française Group in 2016 to lead the sustainable investment research centre that manages ESG data and conducts in-depth company analyses covering themes like climate change, digitalisation, human capital and innovation.
Roland has been an Investment Committee Member of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative since 2017. He holds a PhD in Finance from Goethe University in Frankfurt and is a CFA Charterholder.