Speakers

Jason Mitchell

Co-Head of Responsible Investment and Co-Chair of the Responsible Investment Committee at Man Group

Jason Mitchell is Man Group’s Co-Head of Responsible Investment and Co-Chair of the Responsible Investment Committee. Besides having managed environmental and sustainability strategies, he speaks and publishes widely on responsible investing. 

Most recently, Jason was Sustainability Strategist at Man Group and has been a member of the Responsible Investment Committee. He worked at Man GLG from 2004 to 2008 and from 2010 to present, taking two years off from 2008 to 2010 to advise the UK government on infrastructure development across Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this, he was an investment analyst with Pequot Capital and Andor Capital. 

Jason serves on the Advisory Board of Imperial College Business School’s Centre for Climate Finance and Investment. He chaired the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Hedge Funds Advisory Committee from 2014 to 2018 and is a member of the PRI Academic Advisory Committee, the PRI Macroeconomic Risk Advisory Committee, the Plastic Disclosure Project Steering Committee and the Tobacco Free Portfolios Working Group. He chaired the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Hedge Funds Advisory Committee from 2014 to 2018. Jason graduated from the London School of Economics with an MSc in International Political Economy and the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in English Literature and Classics. He was named one of Institutional Investor’s 2011 Hedge Fund Rising Stars, and is a Fellow of the British American Project.