Oversight and management of BlueBay’s ESG investment management strategy and process is part of the Risk function. BlueBay has a dedicated in-house ESG investment function which works with our investment teams on incorporating ESG factors into investment activities.
Jean-Philippe Blua, Head of Investment Risk & Performance - Attribution
Jean-Philippe joined BlueBay in March 2011 and is responsible for Market Risk, Counterparty Risk and Liquidity Risk. Jean-Philippe joined from JPMorgan Chase, where he was a risk manager for emerging markets in charge of market risk for credit products and local fixed income. Prior to this, Jean-Philippe was a proprietary trader investing in emerging market credit, fixed income and FX products. He started his career at JPMorgan Chase as a risk analyst for European credit markets. Jean-Philippe holds a Masters degree in Management from Audencia School of Management.
My-Linh Ngo, Head of ESG Investment Risk
My-Linh joined Bluebay in July 2014 and leads on ESG integration across the firm’s global assets. She was previously at Schroders Investment Management Ltd where she was an ESG Analyst in the Responsible Investment department and involved in conducting ESG analysis and engagement. Prior to this, My-Linh was an Associate Director – SRI Research in the Sustainable and Responsible Investment team at Henderson Global Investors. My-Linh holds a Masters in Leadership for Sustainable Development from Middlesex University/Forum for the Future, a Masters in Environmental Management Systems & Auditing, as well as a degree in Environmental Sciences, both from the University of East Anglia.
She represents BlueBay in interactions with the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), contributing to ESG in fixed income related publications, as well as actively participating in two working groups, one on ESG Bondholder Engagement, and Advisory Committee on Credit Ratings (as chair). Previous committee and board membership roles have included serving as a non-executive board director of UKSIF, the sustainable investment and finance association (2008-2014); being a member of the Expert Committee for the Access to Medicines Index (2009-2013), participating the SASB healthcare industry working group (2012), as well as serving on GlaxoSmithKline’s EHS Stakeholder Panel (2005-2011).
Lucy Byrne, ESG Analyst
Lucy joined BlueBay in July 2018, as an ESG analyst. Her responsibilities are to support the integration of ESG analysis across the firm, working closely with the investment teams. She also assists in our ESG engagement efforts. Prior to this, Lucy was an Assistant Manager – Sustainability Services at KPMG where she worked with companies across a range of sectors and geographies, as well as investors, on their sustainability strategies and reporting and assurance activities. Previous to this role to that she was a waste management and environmental consultant. Lucy has an MSc in Environmental Technology and an MSci in Environmental Geoscience, both from Imperial College London.
Camille Lancesseur, Junior ESG Analyst
Camille joined BlueBay in June 2017 as an ESG intern to support the firm’s ongoing ESG investment risk efforts and was made a Junior ESG analyst in April 2018. Before working at BlueBay, she was a Research Analyst and then Project Manager at GuidePoint, an expert network organisation which matches industry experts with client companies looking for informed insights. Previously, she interned at the Institute of Economic Affairs. Camille holds a MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA (Hons) in Business and Management with International Study from the University of Exeter.
George Owen, ESG Intern
George is an intern dedicated to the ESG team. The role focuses on ensuring the team can effectively and efficiently leverage a range of qualitative and quantitative ESG datasets to inform the firm on investment decisions by facilitating appropriate reporting, tools and platforms. George has a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Surrey. George has also completed a number of work placements within the investment industry.