Funds News

MOVES-Citi hires Anita McBain from M&G to lead ESG research team

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Investment bank Citi said on Tuesday it had hired Anita McBain from M&G Investments to head up its environmental, social and governance-related research in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

McBain, who was previously Head of Responsible Investment and ESG at UK asset manager M&G, is set to join on Sept. 21, Citi said in a statement.

“Anita will significantly strengthen our ESG research presence,” Andrew Pitt, Global Head of Citi Research and Global Insights, said.

At M&G, McBain led the integration of ESG into the firm’s internal and external investment process and engaged clients and companies on climate change and other sustainability themes, it said. (Reporting by Simon Jessop; editing by David Evans)


Reuters Breakingviews is the world's leading source of agenda-setting financial insight. As the Reuters brand for financial commentary, we dissect the big business and economic stories as they break around the world every day. A global team of about 30 correspondents in New York, London, Hong Kong and other major cities provides expert analysis in real time.

Sign up for a free trial of our full service at and follow us on Twitter @Breakingviews and at All opinions expressed are those of the authors.