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UK sustainability group names Man Group’s Mitchell as chair

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Jason Mitchell, head of responsible investment research at Man Group, has been named chair of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association.

Mitchell has managed environmental and sustainability strategies, and speaks and publishes widely on responsible investment, including via his own Sustainable Future podcast

Between 2004 and 2008 he was a portfolio manager with GLG before returning to Man Group and focusing on sustainability.

“Jason is a hugely respected thought leader on sustainable finance and investment, and will bring enormous expertise to the organisation and our membership,” said the London-based group’s chief executive, James Alexander.

He will replace Michael Meehan, industry veteran and managing partner at TCR Innovations, in the role.

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