Ashim Paun is Global Co-Head of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) research and a Climate Change Strategist, based in London. Before joining HSBC in 2014, he was the lead analyst on environmental catalysts for an asset manager. His earlier financial services roles include working for a corporate governance consultancy and trading merger arbitrage opportunities for a US hedge fund.
Ashim started his career as a research assistant for the UK Parliament, and later worked for a conservation-focused NGO. He studied at Manchester, Sussex and Cambridge Universities, holds an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the LSE and is a CAIA charterholder.