Hermes appoints Head of Environment and Social Governance

Nancy Hobhouse is to be Hermes UK’s Head of Environment and Social Governance (ESG). In her previous role she was senior sustainability manager at John Lewis Partnership.

The role is newly-created and in it, Hobhouse is to spearhead and lead Hermes UK’s ESG strategy. As Head of ESG she will look at every aspect of the business from product development to operational changes to help reduce the environmental impact of the carrier. At the same time she is to lead the carrier’s reporting on ESG.

Fash Sawyerr, chief transformation officer at Hermes UK, said: “Nancy’s appointment is designed to accelerate the good work that is already well underway in this area and take it to the next level in line with our ESG ambitions and commitments. Nancy has excellent experience of driving similar programmes and will be a great asset to the team.”

Nancy Hobhouse, said: “The Hermes team has shown real passion for the environment, social and governance (ESG) and I am very much looking forward to joining to help bring the business to the forefront of this agenda.”

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