ASrIA brings in new board members

20 December 2013   Category: News, Asia   By Asia Asset Management

The Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) has announced that two new members have joined its board of directors – Yulanda Chung of Standard Chartered and Assaad Razzouk of Sindicatum.

Both Ms. Chung and Mr. Razzouk bring a wealth of experience in the sustainable finance industry and expertise on issues at the core of ASrIA’s agenda.

In welcoming the new board members, Jessica Robinson, CEO of ASrIA, stated: “We are delighted that Yulanda and Assaad have joined the board. We look forward to utilising their expertise and knowledge as ASrIA approaches new opportunities in the sustainable and responsible investment industry in Asia.

Alexandra Boakes Tracy, chairman of the board, said: “Ms. Chung and Mr. Razzouk, each with equally impressive and unique professional backgrounds, will reinforce the activities of the board and help lead ASrIA as the primary organisation for the sustainable and responsible investment community in Asia.”

She added: “Their supporting roles will further enhance ASrIA’s ability to facilitate the integration of sustainability into investment policy and practice.”

Ms. Chung is currently the head of sustainable finance and environment at Standard Chartered, responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s position statements on environmental and social standards associated with financing activities. 

Mr. Razzouk is a well-known clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator. He is group chief executive and co-founder of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources, a global clean energy company headquartered in Singapore, where he is responsible for overall strategy, stakeholder relationships and project investments. 

Founded in 2001, ASrIA is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to promoting sustainable finance and responsible investment across Asia.