Ian Simm

Impax Asset Management

Ian Simm is the Founder and Chief Executive of Impax Asset Management Group plc, an asset manager specialised in investing in environmental markets and a BNP Paribas Asset Management partner.  Ian has been responsible for building the company since its launch in 1998, and continues to head the listed equities and real assets investment committees.

Prior to Impax, Ian was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company advising clients on resource efficiency issues.

In 2013 he was appointed by the Secretary of State (Senior Minister) for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as a member of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the UK’s leading funding agency for environmental science.  He has a first class honours degree in physics from Cambridge University and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. Ian is a keynote speaker at the Impact Dinner, sponsored by BNP Paribas Asset Management and Impax Asset Management.