Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investing, Asset Management
Mamadou-Abou Sarr is the Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing at Northern Trust Asset Management where he is responsible for ESG innovation and product development across our array of asset class capabilities. Mamadou has a key role within Northern Trust to proactively develop new ideas to ensure that ESG thinking remains central to business development.
Mamadou has also a strong link to the Global Equity Strategist team support the advancement of Engineered Equity product positioning, capabilities, and business in EMEA and APAC regions.
Mamadou has over a decade of experience working in asset management and capital markets. Prior HSBC Global Asset Management, he worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Amundi Alternative Investments and for Citigroup. His responsibilities included all aspects of the global business including trading, sales and client service and product development.
Mamadou is the Chairperson of the Outreach sub-committee and a member of the Listed Equity Steering Committee of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI). He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute from for Securities & Investment, a former board member of the Islamic Finance Qualification and a member of the CFA UK Institute. Mamadou was named in the Financial News “Top 40 under 40 Rising Stars in Asset Management” in 2014.
Mamadou received his B.A. in economics from the Université Jean Monnet and holds a Specialised Master in international project management from the European School of Management (ESCP Europe), Paris. Additionally, he holds the Investment Management Certificate and received the Islamic Finance Qualification from the Chartered Institute from Securities & Investment.