Former Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) chief executive, Pauline Vamos has been appointed as chief executive of an environmental, social and governance (ESG) research firm.
Vamos has joined Regnan – Governance Research and Engagement in the role, with the firm saying Vamos’ advocacy of best practice corporate governance made her an appropriate choice to lead the firm through its next phase of development.
Vamos said: “I am excited to join Regnan and to have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to wealth stewardship, through the promotion of thoughtful, long-term and holistic risk management and corporate governance best practices”.
“I look forward to leading Regnan as we continue to advance the responsible investment agenda and be a sensible voice in representing the long-term investors.”
Vamos has 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, and was ASFA CEO for nine years. She is also a board director of the Banking and Finance Oath (BFO) group, Decimal, and most recently, Mercer Superannuation (Australia).
Regnan’s research is used by institutional investors making investment decisions, and was launched in 2007, having previously operated as BT Governance Advisory Service.
It is owned by intuitional investors: BT Investment Management and Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC), formerly ARIA.