Lead Sustainability Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund
Heather Smith is Lead Sustainability Research Analyst at Impax Asset Management LLC, formerly Pax World Management LLC. As such, she researches and evaluates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of companies for inclusion in the firm’s portfolios. She is also a member of the Pax World Gender Analytics team and a Portfolio Manager of the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund. Heather is involved in overseeing the firm’s proxy voting and coordinating its gender related shareholder engagements. She previously served as a member of the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network’s (SIRAN) steering committee.
Prior to joining the firm Heather was a Legislative Aide for the New Hampshire State Senate. She received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire.