Invesco has appointed Maximilian Kufer to the role of head of ESG – private markets, responsible for the strategy and integration of ESG into Invesco’s real assets and private alternative strategies globally.
Reporting to Cathrine de Coninck-Lopez, global head of ESG at Invesco and based in London, he will work closely with Invesco’s global real estate and private alternatives groups to drive ESG efforts across strategies, creating and enhancing value for clients through improved ESG integration.
Prior to joining Invesco, Kufer was global sustainability manager at AXA Investment Managers – Alts, leading the development and integration of responsible investment for real estate, infrastructure and private debt since 2016.
He is an active member of industry working groups and sits on the GRESB Benchmark Committee, ULI Sustainability Council as well as the GRI ESG & Impact Investment committee.
As part of Invesco’s focus on ESG, Invesco Real Estate updated its ESG objectives at the start of 2021, including a renewed emissions reduction target to align with Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 with interim targets for energy, water and waste by 2030.