Historically committed to responsible investing, Sycomore AM is pleased to announce the arrival of Léonard Boniface in the role of Senior ESG Analyst within the investment team. Léonard will report to Jean-Guillaume Péladan, Environmental Strategy Director. His responsibilities will include broadening our investment universe to include more green economy players, and deepening our analysis of environmental and societal impacts.
Before joining Sycomore AM, Léonard served in various roles within the ADEME (The French Environment and Energy Management Agency), first as an R&D Coordinator in the Bioresources division from 2006 to 2010, then as investment project leader in the fields of biofuels, smart electric networks, marine energies and Circular Economy within the Investments for the Future programme.
Léonard Boniface is a Biochemical and Life Sciences Engineer; he graduated from the INSA Toulouse Engineering School (National Institute of Applied Sciences).
Jean-Guillaume Péladan, Portfolio Manager of the Sycomore Eco Solutions Fund says:
“We are pleased to welcome Léonard to our ESG team, which now includes 6 experts. His in-depth understanding of the dynamics of innovation and the challenges involved with energy and environmental transition will strengthen our ability to manage the risks and opportunities brought about by climate change and the consideration given to natural capital”.
He adds that “Léonard joins the team at a stimulating time, as the requirements of Article 173-VI of the Law on Energy Transition for Green Growth and the recent recommendations issued by the Financial Stability Council come into force”.