Dec 07 2015

Management Business Sustainable Investing Chief To Depart

Jameela Pedicini, the inaugural vice president of sustainable investing at the Harvard Management Company, will leave in December for the New York-based Perella Weinberg Partners.

HMC chief executive officerpresident Stephen Blyth told associates about Pedicini’s upcoming departure in an e-mail Monday.Pedicini, who will leave HMC after just two and a half years, leaves after her department suffered criticism from ecological groups over the Management Business’s steadfast rejection to divest the endowment, now valued at $37.6 billion, from the fossil fuel market.