Atle strengthens the organization with an ESG specialist
Atle has recruited David Seekell to the organization. David will be responsible for Atle's sustainability work.
"We are so happy that David has chosen to switch to the financial industry. David has a unique competence with his background as a researcher that we are convinced will take Atle's sustainability work to a whole new level", says Sofia Beckman, CEO of Atle Investment Services.
Petter Löfqvist, fund manager at Humle fonder continues. "I am really happy that we have recruited David to team Atle. David's background and capabilities will further strengthen Humle Fonder's sustainability analysis of companies on the Swedish stock market and he will strengthen the team with new angles in our impact discussions."
Prior to joining Atle, David was Associate Professor of Environmental Science at Umeå University where he conducted award-winning research in the areas of sustainability and environmental science. His scientific expertise and quantitative skills will provide a unique perspective in his new position.
“I am delighted to work with the team at Atle, and humbled by our shared responsibility to society and our investors. There is an urgent need to support sustainable economic activities and I am proud to contribute to a company that strives to be a leader in this area. “, says David.
David is originally from Massachusetts, USA. He earned a PhD in environmental science from the University of Virginia in 2014. He has also earned the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting credential from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.