Principles for Responsible Investment
Nicole Martens is Head of Africa & Middle East for the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). In this role, she is responsible for strengthening existing and developing new relationships with stakeholders in the investment space and for designing an Africa-focused strategy for identifying and addressing the needs of African investors with respect to integrating ESG into investment processes.
Nicole is a Development Economist by training, with her career to date dedicated to the provision of strategic advisory services in the development space. She has worked with local and international clients across the public and private sector on the design and implementation of strategies aimed at achieving large-scale developmental impact in Africa, with a special focus on responsible investment and innovative finance mechanisms.