Dimensional appoints new Head of Responsible Investment

10/28/2021

Dimensional Fund Advisors have announced the appointment of two new hires to bolster the firm's ESG stewardship and integration commitments

Photo: Two new hires have been appointed to bolster Dimensional's global responsible investment efforts
Photo: Two new hires have been appointed to bolster Dimensional's global responsible investment efforts

October 28, 2021 -- Dimensional Fund Advisors, the global investment manager headquartered in Austin, Texas with assets under management of over USD 637bn, has today announced the promotion of Jim Whittington into a new role as Head of Responsible Investment with the firm from his previous role as Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President. Dimensional have also retained the services of Lacy Huebel as Head of Responsible Investment, North America effective as of November 1, 2021.

Whittington, who served in a number of financial institutions before joining Dimensional in 2012, is also an Oxford University Theology graduate, who also holds an MBA from China Europe International Business School.

Huebel previously worked on Dimensional's Investment Analytics and Data team managing fixed income reporting. She has two master's degrees-an MS from Kansas State University and an MA from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned her BS from Texas State University.

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