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 full array of asset classes and capabilities for both institutional and wealth management investors. Mamadou has a key role within Northern Trust to proactively develop new ideas to ensure that ESG thinking remains central to our business development.
In his previous role at Northern Trust Asset Management, Mamadou was a senior investment strategist, part of the Global Equity Strategist team supporting the advancement of our engineered equity product positioning, capabilities, and business in EMEA and APAC regions.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mamadou worked for HSBC Global Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Amundi Alternative Investments and Citi in trading, product specialist and business development roles in London, Paris and Dakar.
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 (IMC) and received the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ), Mamadou is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (ACSI) and a member of the CFA UK Institute. He is the chair person for the PRI Listed Equity Steering Committee and a member of the outreach sub-committee. Mamadou also serves as an advisor of the George Barley Water prize and is a guest lecturer on Sustainability at ESCP Europe and Imperial College of London. In September 2014 he was named in the Financial News “Top 40 under 40 Rising Stars in Asset Management”.