Ogier Adds Dasha Kuts to Sustainable Investment Consulting European team
Ogier Global’s Sustainable Investment Consulting team has made a new senior hire in Dublin as demand for its specialist advisory services continues to grow in Europe.
Dasha Kuts has joined the consultancy as a senior manager, bringing to the role more than 15 years of experience in impact investing, ESG reporting and compliance.
Sustainable Investment (SI) Consulting is a dedicated consultancy at Ogier Global, offering bespoke design, integration, management and reporting solutions to clients. Dasha will be working with its Europe-based clients and wider client network to support asset managers, wealth managers, and institutional investors across public and private markets.
“Sustainable investment has come a long way in the past decade, moving towards mainstream. Our clients are increasingly looking for support with regulation, portfolio integration, understanding and interpreting data, building bespoke measurement approaches to monitor non-financial return and ESG verification. With this growing demand, we are bringing the brightest minds to the firm to deliver our mission, by supporting clients including alternative asset managers, private debt funds, private equity firms, institutional investors, financial institutions and private investors,” said director Leonie Kelly, global head of SI Consulting.
“Dasha has an enormous amount of experience working with senior management at banks and impact investing funds on understanding, identifying and mitigating material ESG risks. She has the knowledge and skills to support our clients no matter there they are on their sustainable investment journey. We’re delighted to have her on the team.”
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Prior to joining SI Consulting, Dasha worked as a consultant at Enabling Qapital AG, an impact investment advisory firm. She spent seven years at MicroVest Capital Management, a B Corp asset manager that specialises in allocating private debt capital to responsible microfinance and SME finance institutions in emerging markets. She is also the founder of and advisor to the Central Asian Institute of Directors, where she led training on sustainability risk management, impact investing and ESG reporting.
Dasha is experienced with GRI, TCFD as well as carbon accounting for corporations and EU SFDR and Taxonomy regulation for investment funds. She holds a Master of Science in Finance with a focus on renewable energy and environmental finance from University College, Dublin, and a Master of Science in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, USA.