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Adrian Bertrand

Head: Africa

Principles for Responsible Investment

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Principles for Responsible Investment

UN Plaza 2DC2-612

New York City, New York,10017

United States

Company Description

The Principles are designed to be compatible with the investment styles of large, and often diversified, institutional investors that operate within a traditional fiduciary framework. The Principles apply across the whole investment business and are not design...more

Background Information

Employment History

ESG Manager

Government Employees Pension Fund


Full Time MBA Student 2008

Stellenbosch University


Lecturer

Cape Peninsula University of Technology


MBA Tutor

University of Stellenbosch Business School


High School English Educator

DF Malan High School


Ministry Apprentice

St Paul's Evangelical Church


Affiliations

Association for Savings and Investment SA

Responsible Investment Standing Committee


Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund

Investment Committee


United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

South Africa Network Manager


Education

BA

Humanities

Stellenbosch University


MBA

Stellenbosch University


MBA

University of Stellenbosch , South Africa


MBA

University of Stellenbosch Business School


Web References(31 Total References)


Global Networks and Outreach

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Adrian Bertrand
Adrian Bertrand, Head of Africa & Middle East Adrian joined the PRI in February 2015. He is responsible for the Africa Network. Prior to joining the PRI, Adrian worked as ESG Manager at the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) of South Africa. Before working at GEPF in 2011, Adrian had worked as the PRI's first South African Network Manager. Adrian also served as GEPF representative investment committee member to the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) as managed by Harith General Partners. Adrian currently serves on the following South African investment industry committees: ASISA RI Committee, CRISA Committee, JSE SRI Index Advisory Committee. He holds an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.


Network Details | Principles for Responsible Investment

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Adrian Bertrand
Head of Africa


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Adrian Bertrand
Adrian Bertrand is the head of Africa at UNPRI. In this role, Adrian is responsible for raising awareness about the materiality of ESG issues for investment processes among asset owner, investment manager and service provider signatories to the UN-supported PRI across the African continent. Adrian supports new and existing PRI signatories in their voluntary implementation of the PRI Principles through best practice development and dissemination, and institutional shareholder collaboration opportunities in Africa. Prior to PRI, Adrian spent four years as the ESG Manager at the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), where Adrian was responsible for managing and implementing the GEPF's Responsible Investment programme.


Our People - Principles for Responsible Investment

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Adrian Bertrand, Head of Africa, Networks & Global Outreach
Adrian joined the PRI as Head of Africa, Networks & Global Outreach in February 2015. Prior to joining PRI, he worked as ESG Manager at the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) of South Africa where he was responsible for managing and implementing the GEPF's responsible investment programme. Prior to starting his employment at GEPF in 2011, Adrian worked as PRI's first South African Network Manager. Adrian currently serves on the following South African investment industry committees: ASISA RI Committee, CRISA Committee, JSE SRI Index Advisory Committee. Prior to joining PRI, Adrian served as GEPF representative investment committee member to the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) as managed by Harith General Partners. Adrian holds an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.


www.unpri.org

LONDON, 13 January 2015 - The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced the appointment of Adrian Bertrand as Head of Africa, Networks & Global Outreach.
Mr Bertrand joins PRI after four years as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Manager for the Government Employees Pension Fund of South Africa (GEPF) where he was responsible for reviewing and managing the implementation of the Fund's strategy for responsible investing and active ownership; establishing and maintaining relationships with GEPF investee companies by engaging with investee companies on ESG issues; managing the procurement of external ESG research; managing internal ESG research and managing GEPF policies for responsible investment and active ownership; assisting with the development of an appropriate ESG disclosure framework for SA listed companies; monitoring and evaluating ESG compliance by GEPF investee companies, and taking overall responsibility for GEPF's compliance with PRI and CRISA and other local and international best practice codes. In addition, Mr Bertrand served on the Investment Committee of the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF), the GEPF - PIC ESG Working Committee, the Code for Responsible Investing in SA (Crisa) Committee, the Association for Savings and Investment SA (ASISA) Responsible Investment Committee, and the JSE SRI Index Advisory Committee. Before joining GEPF, Mr Bertrand spent 18 months as South Africa Network Manager for the PRI, where he was responsible for supporting PRI signatory recruitment in South Africa. In his new role, Mr Bertrand will be responsible for strategic initiatives such as engaging with and supporting pan-African signatories in the practice and implementation of their ESG risk management. Additionally, he will take a lead role in the growth of the PRI's African Network. Mr Bertrand takes up his position on 16 February and will be based in Johannesburg. Mr Bertrand holds an MBA from Stellenbosch University and a BA in Humanities, also from Stellenbosch University. "We are delighted that Adrian will be our new head of the Africa network," said Fiona Reynolds, managing director of the PRI. Commenting on his new role, Mr Bertrand said: "I'm looking forward to the challenges and new opportunities that this role will present.


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