Impax Environmental Markets announces Liz Surkovic to join its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Impax Environmental Markets plc (LON: IEM) today announced the appointment of Liz Surkovic to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director effective from 1 January 2024.

“Impax Environmental Markets was launched in 2000 to offer investors a route into what was then a just beginning but fast growing area of global equity markets. Since then, we have delivered many years of attractive returns to our shareholders and have often been cited as the lead investment trust in the rapidly expanding market for positive impact investments. As we continue to develop our business, I believe that Liz will be able to bring to IEM her many years of policy advisory experience, as the world’s leading economies find themselves forced to de-carbonise in the face of an accelerating climate and resource crisis.” said Board Chairman, Glen Suarez.

About Elizabeth Surkovic

Liz Surkovichas worked for 30 years in environmental policy making and regulation in the private and public sectors and is now focussed on the interface of science and policy. This background and experience provides her with a deep knowledge of many of the areas supporting environmental technology investments. During her career, she has been at the forefront of developing and delivering environmental policy in Europe and the UK as well as working globally with groups such as OECD. She is currently head of policy at the Royal Society and her work there includes providing solutions on net zero as well as investigating a range of novel technologies and their impact on humanity. Her work and teams have won awards and prizes.

Prior to working at the Royal Society, Liz Surkovic was a senior civil servant for HM Government in several Departments including the Cabinet Office, BEIS, Defra and the Government Office for Science. Before joining the civil service, Liz was a Director of the Chemical Industries Association.

She is a continuing policy fellow at University of Cambridge’s Centre for Science and Policy and a member of its admissions board.

Liz Surkovic holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from Birmingham University.


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