Stephanie Maier

Stephanie Maier - Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment


Stephanie Maier is Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, responsible for leading GAM’s sustainable and ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy.

Stephanie joined GAM Investments in January 2021 from HSBC Global Asset Management, where she was Director for Responsible Investment. Prior to that, she spent seven years at Aviva Investors, latterly as Head of Responsible Investment Strategy and Research, and was formerly Head of Research for EIRIS, an ESG research and consultancy firm. Stephanie holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London, a BA in Biological Sciences from Oxford University and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). She is based in London.

Stephanie Maier

My Insights

Sustainability

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Giving Deforestation the Chop
21 March 2022

Today marks International Day of Forests, a day to celebrate our forests but also to shine a light on the urgency with which the private sector and investors must support the end of deforestation in supply chains. GAM Investments’ Stephanie Maier, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, explains why action is so imperative and what GAM is doing to help tackle deforestation.

Sustainability

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Reporting on our Sustainability Shift
21 February 2022

GAM recently published its second Sustainability Report, which reflects on how sustainability is increasingly built into the firm’s investment strategies, engagements and corporate culture. GAM Investments’ Stephanie Maier, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, outlines the firm’s recent progress.

Investment Opinions

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Net zero: The new North Star
03 December 2021

Stephanie Maier, GAM Investments’ Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, discusses the increased commitment to tackling climate change following COP26 as it becomes clear immediate action is imperative.

Investment Opinions

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Investors already looking beyond COP26
29 October 2021

The highly anticipated COP26 summit is seen as a critical opportunity for policymakers to set out clear plans to lower global emissions and reach net zero by 2050. As the world awaits tangible policy developments, Stephanie Maier, GAM Investments’ Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment, says the global fight against climate change is continuing to gain momentum and the financial infrastructure of a new and sustainable economy is falling into place.