GLG's CEO, Teun Johnston, has ultimate oversight in GLG's implementation of responsible investing into the investment decision making process. Functionally, GLG's COO Carol Ward is responsible for establshing the integration and reporting framework efforts of RI. She as well as Jason Mitchell chair GLG's RI Committee and represent GLG within the greater Man Group RI Committee reporting.
However, GLG expects ortfolio managers to ultimately maintain functional reponsibility for the specific approach and degree of ESG integration in their individual strategies. The Firm recognizes that some strategies with longer investment durations will integrate a greater, more rigorous degree of ESG anlaysis than strategies that are more trading-oriented. Investment analysts worth with their specific portfolio managers to model out and understand the financial implications of ESG risks through valuation analyses such as discounted cashflow and dividend distribution models. Dedicated responsible investing staff for GLG like Jason Mitchell are focused on implementation methodologies and developing and establishing a firm culture where were RI is embedded in the investment process.