David W. Richardson

Independent Consultant
David W. Richardson

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Michael Beauregard


B.S., mechanical engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Summary of Experience

Mr. Richardson has more than 30 years of experience as a senior executive at institutional asset management firms, most recently as executive director of client service and business development and member of the global management team at Impax Asset Management Group. Throughout his career, Mr. Richardson has been responsible for overseeing the management of institutional investment portfolios of fixed-income, listed equity, and private securities. During the final decade of his tenure as head of Impax’s North American business, these portfolios were managed with a particular focus on the role of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in investment management decisions. He has consulted to public and private companies in numerous industries, including financial services and insurance, on investment, governance, and compliance matters. Mr. Richardson has had oversight of a full range of investment portfolios offered through different fund vehicles, including 40 Act funds, commingled funds, collective trust funds, limited partnerships, and segregated accounts. He has been responsible for client, asset, and revenue growth, as well as new product initiatives and M&A. Mr. Richardson testified at deposition and trial, and has contributed to articles on sustainable investments for media outlets such as the Financial Times, The New York Times, and CNBC. Prior to his work with Impax, he co-founded Global Energy Investors, a private equity infrastructure firm, and Dwight Asset Management, an institutional fixed-income investment firm that was subsequently acquired by Goldman Sachs. He serves as a member of the Global Leadership Council for the World Resources Institute, and as a member of the President’s Council for Ceres. Mr. Richardson is a CFA charterholder.

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