Niamh Whooley, Pemberton Asset Management
Niamh Whooley
Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Investing
Pemberton Asset Management

Niamh Whooley is Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Investing at Pemberton. She is responsible for driving the firm’s continued growth trajectory as an ESG pioneer in the alternative credit direct lending space.

Niamh brings over 17 years of experience and leadership in sustainable investing, where she has been dedicated to developing end-to-end ESG (environmental social governance) investment solutions across asset classes, ranging from sustainability-focused investment research and integration to commercial messaging and delivery.

​ Prior to joining Pemberton, Niamh was Global Head of Fixed Income ESG at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). Her role centred on working closely with analysts, economists and portfolio teams to define the intersection of material ESG factors and fundamental investing within corporate, emerging market and sovereign debt. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Niamh was a Senior Vice President at PIMCO, where as Head of the ESG Desk she served on the firm’s CIO-chaired ESG Executive Leadership Committee. Before that she was Director, ESG Equity Investment Research at Societe Generale for more than 6 years, while she began her sustainable investing career at Fidelity International in 2005.​

Niamh received her MBA from University College Dublin (UCD) and her Bachelor of Arts from University College Cork (UCC).