AIGCC appoints new Chair and Vice Chair

12 November 2018

The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair, Sophia Cheng, CIO of Cathay Financial Holdings, and Wong Dan Chi of Nikko Asset Management as Vice-Chair of the AIGCC. AIGCC thanks outgoing Chair Emily Chew for her significant contribution over the past two years.

New AIGCC Chair, Sophia Cheng, CIO of Cathay Financial Holdings commented: “I am delighted to be appointed as the new Chair of the AIGCC. There is so much work to be done in the region. Investors need to work together to identify the solutions that are required in Asia to accelerate climate action and transition to net zero carbon economies.”

Wong Dan Chi, Global ESG Specialist at Nikko Asset Management has been appointed to the newly created Vice-Chair role. Commenting on the appointment, Dan Chi noted that “AIGCC plays a critical role in building investor capacity on climate change in the region. It is a privileged opportunity to further our efforts in contributing to the investor community.”