Impax hires Ross Pamphilon as Head of Fixed Income

25 October 2023

Impax Asset Management (“Impax”), the specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy, announced today that Ross Pamphilon has been appointed Head of Fixed Income.

In this newly created role, Ross will lead a growing team of fixed income portfolio managers and analysts within Impax’s Listed Investments team. Impax runs strategies within US Investment Grade and US High Yield, with fixed income assets under management and advice of £1.4 billion (US$1.6bn).

Ross is based in London and reports to Charles French, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Listed Investments.

Ross was formerly Head of Fixed Income, EMEA for Wells Fargo Asset Management, where he led the Global Fixed Income and European Credit teams. Previously, he was a co-founder of European Credit Management (“ECM”), where he built a career as a portfolio manager and held the positions of Head of Portfolio Management, Head of Investments and Chief Investment Officer, with responsibility for portfolio management, credit research and investment strategy. ECM was established in 1999 as an institutional asset manager focused on the credit markets and was sold to Wachovia in 2007 with US$30bn in AUM. Prior to ECM, Ross was an emerging markets debt trader at Merrill Lynch in London and also based in New York. He is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with PwC.

Commenting on the appointment, Charles French, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Listed Investments, Impax said: “We are delighted to welcome Ross to Impax. Given his considerable experience, he is ideally qualified to lead the development and management of Impax’s fixed income platform as we look to develop and grow this asset class. We have ambitious plans to expand our business to enable clients to benefit from an enlarged range of capabilities.”

Ross Pamphilon, Head of Fixed Income, Impax added: “Impax is a clear leader in investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy. At a time when there is an increasing interest in this theme within debt markets I look forward to the opportunity to lead the team and to build out Impax’s fixed income offering further.”

Source: Impax
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