SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO (OCIO) business unit of Wilshire Associates, announced today that Daniel Ingram has been hired to serve as Vice President of Responsible Investment Research & Consulting. In this role, Ingram will assist in expanding Wilshire Consulting’s ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and SRI (socially responsible investing) capabilities as part of the firm’s continued commitment to broadening its client offering. He will be responsible for supporting Wilshire Consulting’s traditional advisory clients in addition to its clients in the Wilshire OCIO Solutions practice, which has grown significantly in recent years. Ingram will report to Andrew Junkin, President of Wilshire Consulting and Steve Foresti, Chief Investment Officer of Wilshire Consulting.
“Daniel’s deep understanding of responsible investment best practices, particularly in Europe, will help our clients navigate this exciting and often challenging space,” said Andrew Junkin. “We are extremely fortunate to expand the team with someone who has such an excellent track record of designing and implementing creative investment-led solutions to managing ESG risks and opportunities. I look forward to working closely with Daniel in providing high quality responsible investment research and advice to our clients.”
Ingram comes to Wilshire with over a decade of global ESG experience. He previously served as Head of Responsible Investment for the UK’s largest corporate retirement plan, BT Pension Scheme (BTPS). In this role, Ingram advised BTPS’ Trustee Board on its responsible investment strategy, its approach to managing climate change risk and integrating ESG factors into manager selection and monitoring.
Prior to BTPS, Ingram worked at Hermes Investment Management as a Senior Corporate Governance Analyst. He also served as a Policy Analyst to Her Majesty’s Treasury, working on several landmark reports, including leading the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change as Lord Stern’s Chief of Staff.
“Wilshire Consulting’s client-first commitment, ability to continually deliver innovative investment solutions and deep research capabilities struck me as a unique combination in the industry,” said Ingram. “I look forward to working alongside Andrew, Steve and the talented Wilshire team in expanding the firm’s ESG and SRI capabilities and increasing the already strong value Wilshire Consulting brings to its clients.”
Ingram holds a post-graduate certificate in sustainable leadership from the University of Cambridge, the UK CFA Institute’s Investment Management Certificate and a MA with honors from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
About Wilshire Consulting
Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO (OCIO) business unit of Wilshire Associates, has provided custom investment consulting solutions to fund sponsors for 35 years. Through its investment consulting services to public and corporate clients, Wilshire Consulting assists in ensuring secure and safe retirements for approximately 49 million Americans including those participating in some of the nation’s largest public and corporate retirement plans. Combined with its endowment, foundation and major insurance company clients, it consults on combined total assets of nearly $1 trillion.
Wilshire consultants advise public and corporate clients on asset allocation, risk management, investment policy development, asset class structuring, investment manager evaluation and monitoring, and actuarial services. Wilshire OCIO Solutions offers clients a holistic option that includes full discretionary services or implemented services where plans outsource their back office. Follow Wilshire Consulting on Twitter: @WilshireConsult.
About Wilshire Associates
Wilshire Associates, a leading global, independent investment consulting and services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment products to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets.
The firm was founded in 1972, providing revolutionary technology and acting as an early innovator in the application of investment analytics and research to investment managers in the institutional marketplace. Wilshire also is credited with helping to develop the field of quantitative investment analysis that uses mathematical tools to analyze market risks. All other business units evolved from Wilshire’s strong analytics foundation. Wilshire developed the Wilshire 5000 Total Market IndexSM and became an early innovator in creating integrated asset/liability analysis/simulation models as well as practical models in risk budgeting through beta and active risk analysis. Wilshire has approximately 300 employees serving the needs of investors around the world.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Wilshire provides services to clients in more than 20 countries representing more than 500 organizations with assets totalling approximately US $7 trillion.* With ten offices worldwide, Wilshire Associates and its affiliates are dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality counsel, products and services. Wilshire® is a registered service mark of Wilshire Associates Incorporated. Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index℠ is a service mark of Wilshire Associates Incorporated. Please visit http://www.wilshire.com.