Hamburg, 04 October 2022 – Aquila Capital, the sustainable investment management and asset development company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, has appointed Angela Wiebeck as Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) effective 3 October 2022. In creating this new position, Aquila Capital is further strengthening its commitment to sustainability.
As CSO, Angela Wiebeck will be part of the company’s senior leadership team, advising on all aspects of sustainability and supporting all activities, investment projects and overall efforts with the objective of further enhancing the company’s sustainability agenda, performance and operations.
Angela Wiebeck has more than 20 years experience in the financial sector, and has already held leading positions focused on sustainability. Before joining Aquila Capital, she worked for UBS for more than 17 years, first in Toronto and then, from 2011, in Zurich. Most recently, she held the position of Head Sustainability Projects for the bank’s Office of Sustainability. There, she was responsible for complex projects at group level. Before that, Angela Wiebeck led UBS in the creation and implementation of its group wide sustainability strategy. She joined the bank in a client facing capacity and brings experience in impact investing. Angela Wiebeck started her financial career at the Royal Bank of Canada.
Roman Rosslenbroich, Co-founder and CEO of Aquila Capital, comments: “We are very pleased to welcome Angela to Aquila Capital. Her extensive experience in sustainability will provide considerable added value. Sustainability and ESG integration are essential parts of all our investments and project developments, as we take our responsibilities to society very seriously. Implementing an ambitious ESG agenda opens up significant value creation not only for us, but also for our investors and clients and all other stakeholders.”
Since the company’s foundation in 2001, sustainability has been a central part of Aquila Capital’s value system and a cornerstone of its investment strategies, processes and asset management operations. The company aims to make a significant contribution to the energy transition, thereby helping to decarbonise the global economy
About Aquila Capital
Aquila Capital is an investment and asset development company focused on generating and managing essential assets on behalf of its clients. By investing in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure, Aquila Capital contributes to the global energy transition and strengthens the world’s infrastructure backbone. The company initiates, develops and manages essential assets along the entire value chain and over asset lifetimes. Currently, Aquila Capital manages more than EUR 13 billion on behalf of institutional investors worldwide. Its primary objective is to generate performance for its clients by managing the complexity of essential assets.
Today, the company manages wind energy, solar PV and hydropower assets of 11.1 GW capacity. Additionally, 1.7 million square metres of sustainable real estate and green logistics projects have been completed or are under development. Aquila Capital also invests in energy efficiency, carbon forestry and data centres. The company has been carbon neutral since 2006. Sustainability has always been part of Aquila Capital’s value system and is an integral part of its investment strategies, processes and management of assets. The company has around 630 employees from 48 nations, operating in 16 offices in 15 countries worldwide.
Further information: https://www.aquila-capital.de/en/
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