Margaret Chinwe Anadu is to become global head of sustainability and impact for Goldman Sachs Asset Management. In this role, she will develop and oversee the strategy for delivering commercial solutions and leading advisory services to its clients related to inclusive growth and climate transition, the two core pillars of the firm’s sustainability strategy.
Chinwe Anadu will become chairwoman of the Urban Investment Group (UIG), a team which she joined as an analyst in 2005 and has led since 2015 and will continue to chair the Urban Investment Group Investment Committee.
She will partner closely with Dina Powell McCormick, global head of sustainability and inclusive growth for Goldman Sachs, and John Goldstein, head of the Sustainable Finance Group, to ensure connectivity to broader firm initiatives.
Additionally, Chinwe Anadu and Hugh Lawson, who leads the client engagement and product strategy related to ESG opportunities across public markets, will co-chair the newly formed Asset Management Sustainability Council. It will work with all of the firm’s investing and client facing teams to ensure a coordinated strategy and continued progress toward our stated goals.
Chinwe Anadu joined Goldman Sachs in 2003 and worked as a financial analyst in equity derivatives in the securities division. She was named managing director in 2013 and partner in 2018.