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In brief: Swedish pension AP6’s sustainability head becomes PRI private equity chair

The Principles for Responsible Investment has refreshed its private equity advisory committee with a new chair and five members joining.

Anna Follér, head of sustainability at AP6

Anna Follér, head of sustainability at the sixth Swedish national pension fund, AP Fonden 6, has been appointed chair of the private equity advisory committee at the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment. Foller replaces Michael Cappucci, senior vice-president for compliance and sustainable investing at Harvard Management Company.

The PRI’s private equity advisory has also added five new members: Andrew Collins, ESG and responsible investing director at San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System; Alison Loat, managing director of sustainable investing and innovation at OPTrust; Carmela Mondino, head of ESG and sustainability at Partners Group; Michael Musuraca, strategic ESG and labour adviser at Blue Wolf Capital Partners; and Suzanne Tavill, head of responsible investing at StepStone Group.

The committee seeks to support and promote investors’ implementation of the PRI and align reporting practices across the private equity industry. The advisory committee has 12 members, six of whom represent LPs and six that represent GPs.

AP6 has assets worth Skr45.2 billion ($5 billion; €4.4 billion) and an 86 percent allocation to private equity. Follér has previously spoken about the difficulty of measuring the climate change impact of AP6’s investments.