Deutsche Announces New APAC Head of ESG
(20 May 2020 – Singapore) Deutsche has appointed Kamran Khan as its first Head of ESG for Asia Pacific, as the bank look to push the ESG agenda forward in the region.
Khan comes to his role at Deutsche from sustainable investment firm Infra-Tech, where he was most recently chief executive and managing partner. Prior to that, he has held a number of roles at the World Bank, JP Morgan and Obama administration. Based in Singapore, Khan will be responsible for developing and coordinating the regional business strategy around ESG across all of the bank’s business divisions in Asia Pacific. He will report regionally to Asia Pacific CEO Werner Steinmüller and locally to David Lynne, Singapore Chief Country Officer, Head of Corporate Bank APAC, and Head of Fixed Income and Currencies APAC.
“We have created this role as a statement of our intention to place ESG at the heart of our organization and the service we provide to clients in this region. ESG is a key strategic priority for us globally and regionally, and one that spans the full spectrum of our businesses,” said Steinmüller.