Fund manager interview series

Aligning investment returns with a better society

Hermes Investment Management head of business development Harriet Steel says her company's investment approach is to invest not only for returns, but also holistically, with the end beneficiary in mind. This translates into a strong approach around e
Hermes Investment Management head of business development Harriet Steel says her company's investment approach is to invest not only for returns, but also holistically, with the end beneficiary in mind. This translates into a strong approach around environmental, social and governance issues, she adds.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

Ms Harriet Steel, head of business development at Hermes Investment Management, discusses her outlook on opportunities in a changing market environment in our series featuring fund managers and market experts.

After joining the firm in 2011, finance executive Harriet Steel has seen her role expand greatly at Hermes Investment Management.

In addition to having responsibility for sales and client service, investment solutions and product strategy, marketing and communications, Ms Steel was appointed to the board in 2013.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 14, 2018, with the headline 'Aligning investment returns with a better society'. Print Edition | Subscribe