Paradice Investment Management adds Maddy Dwyer to its growing ESG team


Paradice's new hire will see the Sydney-based investor establish a greater focus on ESG

Paradice release company memo with confirmation of new addition to the Australian investment firm
Paradice release company memo with confirmation of new addition to the Australian investment firm

October 15, 2021 -- Australian equities boutique Paradice Investment Management, has as of yesterday confirmed that the firm has appointed an ESG Analyst to its team of experienced Investment professionals. The new appointee, Maddy Dwyer, who joins with immediate effect, will enhance the capabilities of the firm's coverage of Environmental, Social and Governance investing.

Ms Maddy Dwyer joins Paradice after starting her ESG career at Regnan in 2015 before moving to Pendal Group as a Responsible Investments Manager post its assumption of Regnan ownership in early 2019. Recently, Maddy helped prepare Pendal Group's UK business for the introduction of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).  

Photo: Maddy Dwyer joins Paradice
Photo: Maddy Dwyer joins Paradice

Commenting on the appointment, Paradice's Head of ESG, Nick Varcoe said:

"I am very happy to welcome Maddy to the team, her skillset and experience is a valued addition as we continue to evolve our ESG capability. It's been a busy past 12 months on the ESG front with Paradice introducing several new initiatives across the business."

Varcoe added, 

"ESG is something that we are passionate about, the work we have done in relation to company assessments and engagement on the specific issues of modern slavery and climate change is something we are very proud of." 

Paradice recently joined several Climate Action 100+ investor working groups, Investors Against Slavery and Trafficking (IAST) and the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) as well as becoming a member of Tobacco Fee Portfolios. 

Commenting on joining Paradice, Maddy Dwyer said, 

"I am excited to join such a well-respected firm and look forward to contributing to the progression of Paradice's ESG and responsible investment practices."

About Paradice Investment Management

Paradice Investment Management is a privately-owned Australian boutique fund manager established in 1999 by David Paradice. The Paradice Australian Small Cap Strategy was our first investment offering in 2000. Since then we have added the Australian Mid Cap Strategy in 2006, the Australian Large Cap Strategy in 2007, the Global Small Cap Strategy in 2010 and recently the Global Emerging Markets Strategy and Long Short Australian Equities Strategy in 2019.

For more information, visit: www.paradice