Edison Group adds to ESG coverage with new appointment


The leading investment research group appoints Ilario Di Bon as a consultant in its ESG team

Photo: Edison confirm the appointment of Ilario Di Bon
Photo: Edison confirm the appointment of Ilario Di Bon

October 14, 2021 -- Edison Group has announced the addition of Ilario Di Bon to its recently expanded ESG team. Di Bon will work closely with Kelly Perry, Head of ESG Client Solutions who joined in July 2021, to deliver advisory services for clients surrounding their sustainability and governance strategies. 

As a consultant, Di Bon will provide expert guidance on how companies can enhance their sustainability and governance structures, ensuring alignment with the overall corporate strategy to help companies reach best in class standard.

Di Bon joins Edison Group with over 25 years' experience as a global investor and helping executives to refocus their strategy and sustain financial performance. His wealth of global experience includes working with British, European, North American and Japanese companies, leading transformation programmes aimed at integrating sustainability and innovation, and promoting governance best practice.

Photo: Ilario Di Bon joins Edison Investment Research
Photo: Ilario Di Bon joins Edison Investment Research

Di Bon is currently Managing Director of Create Growth Partners where he helps businesses implement transformation and sustainability strategies. His extensive experience also includes time as a Lead Portfolio Manager at UBS and Head of Global Equities at Fidelity International.

Kelly Perry, Head of ESG Client Solutions at Edison Group and Fraser Thorne, CEO and Founder, Edison Group, say: 

"With COP26 just on the horizon, the importance of having a dedicated ESG strategy has never been greater. Here at Edison, we work with companies to help them imbed the ESG strategy into the overall corporate story. To complement our continued expansion of our services in this area, we are delighted to have Ilario onboard, with his extensive experience, as we continue to work to deliver a wider breadth of services to our clients."

Di Bon says: 

"Sustainability and governance excellence are rapidly becoming imperative to thrive in today's economy. In light of this, I am delighted to join such a forward-thinking business in this area and work with the team to help its clients improve and communicate their ESG story. I look forward to supporting its clients in the implementation of their transformation journey as they adapt to increased scrutiny of sustainable policies."

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