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Head of ESG – Fixed Income at abrdn
Marianne Zangerl is the Head of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) within the Fixed Income team at abrdn. In this role, Marianne has responsibility for ensuring we continue to evolve our approach to the integration of ESG within Fixed Income, ensuring holistic application of ESG factors to research and portfolio construction, as well as developing the ESG Fixed Income product range to meet increasing client demand. She is also a fund manager of the Secure Income & Cashflow fund and Multi-Sector Private Credit Fund, which invests across Private Credit asset classes. Marianne was previously an Investment Director in the Private Credit Team at abrdn, with responsibility for the origination and ongoing monitoring of Infrastructure Debt and Private Placement transactions with a focus on driving forward abrdn’s approach to ESG within Private Credit. Marianne first joined Standard Life Investments in 2015, having previously spent 6 years in the institutional banking industry in Sydney, Australia and London. Marianne graduated with a BA in Commerce and a BA in Arts from the University of Sydney.