Fair Supply announces Kate Bromley, former GM Responsible Investment QIC, as new Executive Director of Sustainable Finance
Fair Supply, Australia’s leading ESG data provider and consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Bromley as Executive Director of Sustainable Finance. Bromley brings more than 15 years as a leading ESG practitioner in the investment industry.
Kate Bromley joins Fair Supply at a critical phase in the maturing of sustainable finance as market demand continues to build, regulators warn of greenwashing and criticism of ESG indices mounts.
“Kate Bromley is a leader in sustainable finance in Australia. She is an exceptional strategist and practitioner and is deeply aligned with our company’s purpose and values. Kate’s appointment will further enhance Fair Supply’s capacity to deliver decision-useful data to our clients across the investment industry,” said Kimberly Randle, co-founder and CEO, Fair Supply.
“Financial grade sustainability data is the key to developing sound sustainability strategy and managing some of the most significant social and environmental risks of our time,” said Kate Bromley. “Ultimately reliable data and information will facilitate the sustainability outcomes we seek. That’s why I'm beyond delighted to join the incredible team at Fair Supply.”
Previously Kate led QIC's Responsible Investment team for almost six years and over that time built out its sustainability approach to be recognised as an industry leader in Australia. Prior to that she spent 9 years at QSuper developing the fund's ESG framework.
During her time at QIC Kate led the elevation of ESG as a strategic pillar for the business and established organisation-wide accountability through supporting the functioning of a Sustainability Advisory Committee. Kate built a high performing central Responsible Investment team working across the business developing an organisation wide net zero emissions strategy, key sustainability disclosures and a highly critical ESG data strategy.
Prior to this Kate worked at QSuper for nine years and led the development of the Fund's ESG approach and implementation framework.
Kate is an active contributor to the investor ESG conversation in Australia and previously held the role of chair of the Investor Group on Climate Change’s (IGCC) Physical Risk & Resilience Working Group. Kate participated in the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative Technical Working Group in 2019-2020 which led to the publication of Australia's Sustainable Finance Roadmap.
Kate holds a BA (Hons) in English from Goldsmiths College, University of London, a Master of Journalism from the University of Queensland, has undertaken studies in Applied Finance through Kaplan and is currently completing a Blended Certificate, Chief Sustainability Officer through MIT Professional Education.