The Regnan Equity Impact Solutions Team
A pioneering team with a diverse skill set.
Drawing on their diverse skill sets, our four-person investment team has built a pioneering approach to impact investing in public equity markets.
Decision-making is consensus-based
Impact case = investment case
All team members run their proposed investment idea through the entirety of the investment process, which means that they look at both financial and impact considerations
Culture of challenge
The team challenge each other and debate at each stage of the process
Tim Crockford, Head of Equity Impact Solutions
14 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in June 2020
“I’ve always believed there can be market-based solutions for making the world a better place. What impact investing does better than any other form of investing trying to solve the considerable issues facing the environment and society today is align that market-based incentivisation motive with the broader non-financial problems that need fixing.”
Tim Crockford leads the Regnan Equity Impact Solutions team. He previously managed the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund from its launch in December 2017, having co-founded the Hermes Impact team in 2016. Tim joined Hermes Investment Management in 2009 as a research analyst for the European Equities team and became lead portfolio manager of the ESG-integrated Hermes Europe ex-UK Equity Fund in 2015, which he also managed until he left Hermes.
Mohsin Ahmad, CFA, Fund Manager
13 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in May 2020
“The world is facing huge challenges. By investing in companies that are providing solutions to these challenges,
not only can we find attractive investment opportunities but we can also be part of the systemic change in helping improve outcomes for both people and
Mohsin is a fund manager dedicated to the strategy. He was previously a senior analyst on the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund, having joined Hermes in 2017. Prior to Hermes, Mohsin was an investment manager in Global Equities at Pictet Asset Management. At Pictet his experience included working on thematic equity funds including Water, Clean Energy and Agriculture.
Maxime Le Floch, CFA, Analyst
10 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in May 2020
“There is a profound change happening in our economies. Allocators of capital have a huge role to play in ensuring our economic systems better take into consideration global environmental and social issues.”
Maxime is an investment analyst dedicated to the strategy. He has a decade of experience in sustainable investment. Previously, as an investment analyst at Hermes from 2016, he participated in the design, launch and management of the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund. Prior to this he led the integration of ESG and stewardship across investment strategies.
Maxine Wille, CFA, Analyst
6 years’ industry experience, joined Regnan in April 2020
“The asset management industry is undergoing a system change. Impact investing is at the frontier of that system change. It’s about supporting, with capital, innovative companies that invest for the long term and provide solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental and societal problems.”
Maxine is an investment analyst dedicated to the strategy. She was previously an analyst on the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund. Maxine transferred to the Hermes Impact team in 2016, having initially joined the Hermes EOS team in 2014. She headed up the chemicals sector team, while also focusing on the financial services, industrials and technology sectors.