Tycho Sneyers becomes the first investment manager to be elected to the PRI Board for the third time
Tycho Sneyers, a Managing Partner at LGT Capital Partners, has been re-elected to the Board of the United Nations-sponsored Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). He has served on the Board since 2018 and will begin his next term in January 2024, becoming the first investment manager to be elected to the PRI Board three times.
Pfaeffikon, 11 December 2023. The annual PRI Board elections took place from 20 September to 1 December 2023, with all investment managers that are signatories to the PRI being invited to elect their representative to the Board. Tycho Sneyers was first elected to the PRI Board in 2018 and was re-elected in 2021. In this year’s election, he received 37.3% of the votes, running alongside six other candidates.
Tycho Sneyers commented: “I am honored to have been elected to the PRI for the third consecutive time and would like to thank everyone who has supported my candidacy. I now look forward to continuing to work with my fellow Directors to drive the further development of the PRI’s ambitious agenda.”
Tycho Sneyers initiated LGT Capital Partners’ approach to ESG in 2002 and has since led the firm’s efforts to deeply embed ESG principles into the investment processes for private markets and liquid alternatives and its sustainable bond and equity portfolios. This included taking a leading role in developing specialized ESG investment guidelines and monitoring solutions for clients with specific ethical investment frameworks.
Read more about the 2023 signatory voting and PRI Board election results here.
LGT Capital Partners
LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with over USD 95 billion in assets under management and more than 700 institutional clients in 44 countries. An international team of over 750 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Since 2003, LGT Capital Partners has been encouraging the integration of ESG in its offering and its promotion in the financial industry. In 2008, the firm was one of the first signatories of the UN PRI, since 2018 LGT Capital Partners further engages with PRI as a member of its Board. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in San Francisco, New York, Dublin, London, Paris, The Hague, Luxembourg, Frankfurt am Main, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.
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