Bryan McGannon joins Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment, Peter Redmond hired by Aquaculture Stewardship Council
APPOINTMENT OF THE MONTH
The US-based Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment has appointed Bryan McGannon as director of policy and programmes. With more than 20 years of policy and advocacy experience, he will serve as US SIF’s lead representative.
“Business engagement has played a part in most of my prior jobs and I’ve seen how responsive policymakers are when businesses show up on an issue,” says McGannon. “The sustainable and responsible investment industry is the ideal place to work to solve some of the biggest policy challenges out there.”
Most of McGannon’s career has been in issue advocacy and political campaigns. He joins US SIF from the American Sustainable Business Council, where he was policy and engagement director working on broad economic issues. Before that he held a number of roles, with Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection to help advance climate legislation, a trade association for the private sector recycling industry and a statewide energy efficiency campaign in California.
“I’m hoping to raise the visibility and impact of US SIF and our members to policymakers, to demonstrate the vital role this community plays to improve the economy in sustainable and responsible ways,” McGannon explains.
US SIF is the non-profit hub for the sustainable,...