Benjamin McCarron

Ben McCarron


  • Started as a UK general fund manager in the late 90s, early 00s
  • First SRI role was voluntary at Fair Pensions (now Share Action) in 2005 after a career break
  • Returned to the buy-side as an RI analyst at TCAM, now part of Royal London
  • Joined Responsible Research in Singapore and went independent after its sale to Sustainalytics
  • Founded Asia Research and Engagement (ARE) to help grow the RI ecosystem in Asia, through high quality research, being an on the ground presence for investors, and articulating the investment/ business case for ESG issues

Interests: In Asia:

  • Investment relevance of ESG issues
  • ESG adoption at institutional investors
  • ESG adoption at banks
  • Active ownership for international investors
  • Forest commodity financing and standards
  • Seafood financing

Email: Ben.mccarron[at]