MJ Hudson Group plc (AIM:MJH), the specialist service provider to the asset management industry today announces a further senior hire into its successful ESG & Sustainability business, with Mark Thompson joining as a Director in its London office.
MJ Hudson´s 70+ strong ESG & sustainability business was founded in Amsterdam, with London the second office to be established, followed by New York, earlier this year, and Madrid, last month. Services to clients include ESG policy and regulation, due diligence, performance monitoring, training, investor reporting and carbon and climate insights, as well as the Company´s award-winning digital ESG platform, ESG Advantage. The client base includes some of the largest private markets fund managers and investors, globally.
Mark Thompson is a sustainability & ESG professional with over thirty years of relevant experience, gained across the regulatory, technical consulting, Big-4 consulting and banking environments. His technical skillset covers strategy, management, advisory, reporting, auditing, assurance, stakeholder engagement and training across the ESG space; technical environmental issues (air, water, waste, contaminated land, noise); ethics, human rights, modern slavery, DE&I; and health and safety, applied in the operational and deal environments, both in the UK and internationally.
Emma Bickerstaffe, MD of MJ Hudson ESG & Sustainability, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Mark to our London office, as a new leader in our fast-growing team. His extensive technical knowledge and consulting skills will further the growth of our UK practice, and in addition his expertise in human rights in the supply chain will allow us to meet increasing client focus in this area. We look forward to harnessing this as we continue to invest in our growth.”
Mark Thompson said:
“I am excited to join MJ Hudson's mission to drive real change in private markets. ESG and sustainability engagement from private equity firms and their investors has dramatically increased in the last five years, but there is still much more work to do. I'm delighted to have the opportunity to push this agenda forwards with the support of this expert and friendly MJ Hudson team. Each of them has a fundamental commitment to make a difference and I am thrilled to be able to call them my colleagues.”
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ABOUT MJ HUDSON
MJ Hudson (AIM:MJH) is the end-to-end solutions provider to the asset management industry, specialising in private markets and alternative investments. The firm helps fund managers and investors run more smoothly and perform at their best, through an integrated suite of advisory, outsourcing and analytical services, supported by a range of sophisticated digital tools.
MJ Hudson’s team of more than 350 lawyers, fund accountants, ESG consultants, developers and other professionals, serves more than 1,000 clients, across the globe, including some of the industry’s largest players.
Founded in 2010, by CEO Matthew Hudson (a private markets lawyer and former fund manager), MJ Hudson was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in 2019.
ABOUT MJ HUDSON ESG & SUSTAINABILITY
MJ Hudson’s ESG & Sustainability team has over 12 years’ experience supporting private market investors and managers with a wide range of ESG digital and advisory services including policy and regulation, due diligence, performance assessments of companies and managers, carbon and climate consulting and investor reporting. The ESG and sustainability team of more than 70 colleagues spans London, Amsterdam, New York and Madrid and are well positioned to support clients globally.