Eimear Toomey Head of Responsible Investment Eimear is head of responsible investment at Quilter Investors. She joined Quilter Investors in April 2020 from Sustainalytics, a leading ESG research and data provider, where she oversaw client relations in EMEA. At Sustainalytics, her role included working with asset management clients to share her expertise, as well as new product development. As a member of the Sustainalytics thought leadership committee, she also worked to help identify emerging themes and trends from an ESG perspective. Additionally, Eimear led the thinking and development of their response to key regulatory and policy developments such as the EU High Level Expert group (HLEG) and on the Sustainability Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR).
Eimear has more than 15 years of experience in the investment industry. She started her career at Fidelity Investments before joining Merrill Lynch in 2006, where she worked as a portfolio manager specialising in equities and led the research and development of its sustainable and impact-focused investment solutions. In 2011 she joined Rothschild Wealth Management as a portfolio manager and equity research analyst, with a particular focus on charity clients and was heavily involved in leading the business unit’s involvement in Rothschild’s corporate sustainability programme. She joined Sustainalytics following her participation in the On Purpose leadership programme in sustainable enterprise and social impact investing.
Eimear is a CFA Charterholder and holds a degree in Law and German from University College Cork and an Msc in International Business and Management from Manchester Business School.