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.
Stephen Thariyan, Partner, Co-Head of Developed Markets
Stephen is Co-Head of Developed Markets at BlueBay. He has over 25 years of investment experience as a credit investor and joined BlueBay in May 2018. From 2007, Stephen was Global Head of Credit at Henderson Global Investors, where he built and managed a team of 35. Prior to this he spent eight years as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Rogge Global Partners and has also held roles at Natwest Markets and Chevron Corporation. Stephen holds a BA (Hons) in Accountancy & Financial Analysis from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
My-Linh Ngo, Head of ESG Investment
My-Linh joined BlueBay in July 2014 and leads on ESG integration across the firm’s global assets. She was previously from Schroders Investment Management Ltd where she was an ESG Analyst in the Responsible Investment department and responsible for ESG analysis and engagement. Prior to this, My-Linh was in the Sustainable & Responsible Investment team at Henderson Global Investors. She holds a Masters in Leadership for Sustainable Development from Middlesex University/Forum for the Future, an MSc in Environmental Management Systems and Auditing as well as a degree in Environmental Sciences, both from the University of East Anglia.
Lucy Byrne, Senior ESG Analyst
Lucy has been at BlueBay since July 2018, joining initially as an ESG Analyst, becoming a Senior ESG Analyst in January 2020. 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 Sustainability Manager 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 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, ESG Analyst
Camille joined BlueBay in June 2017 as an intern to support our ongoing ESG investment efforts and was made a Junior ESG Analyst in April 2018, becoming an ESG Analyst in January 2020. Before coming to BlueBay, she was a Research Analyst and then Project Manager at GuidePoint. 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.
Guy Shearman, ESG Intern
Guy joined as an ESG Intern in January 2020. He has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accounting) at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and has previously worked as an ESG Consultant at ESG Responsible Investments, with a focus on developing ESG reports for international businesses within the commercial real estate sector. Prior to this, he interned at Varna Capital.