Environmental analysts are trained by the Head of Environmental Research and each specialises in resource efficiency within various industry groups. In early 2019 Lennart Hermans from the Carbon Disclosure Project – the global environmental reporting organisation joined the team to further develop the Osmosis proprietary research process and bring it expertise assessment methodologies for corporate disclosure on climate change, water security and deforestation. Later in 2019, Dr Tom Stephen joined the team as a quantitative researcher linking the environmental research and portfolio management teams. In his most recent position as a postdoctoral fellow in Sustainable Finance at the University of Geneva, he conducted data-driven research on responsible investment strategies and portfolio ESG footprints. Prior to that, Tom was a visiting researcher at the Financial Conduct Authority. Tom holds a joint Ph.D. in financial market microstructure from the University of Edinburgh and Macquarie University. He completed an M.Sc. in Carbon Finance (University of Edinburgh) and a B.Sc. in Business Administration (University of Mannheim), including a semester abroad at HEC Montreal.