Luminous bolsters Investor Engagement & ESG team with two new hires

Luminous has made two strategic hires in the Investor Engagement and ESG team with the appointments of Kay Kayachitch as Associate Director, and Paris Mudan as Consultant to support Stephen Butler with our ever-growing Investor Engagement and ESG offer.

Kay joins from an Investor Engagement and Communications background with over 18 year’s experience in the industry, with corporate reporting, public relations and financial services experience. Kay most recently held the position of Senior Investor Engagement Consultant at Radley Yeldar, where she advised clients on effective sustainability and investor engagement strategies, lead pitches for new business and ensured clients were compliant with ever-changing financial reporting and sustainability regulations.

Working closely with Stephen Butler our Investor Engagement and ESG Director and our wider strategy team, Kay will help strengthen and deliver our strategic offer to clients and contribute to our research and insight work.

Stephen Butler said, “I am delighted that Kay has joined the team. Her experience in corporate reporting and wider investor and sustainability communications will be of enormous benefit to our clients. I look forward to working with Kay to grow our investor engagement and ESG offer.”

Kay Kayachith said, “I am thrilled to be a part of the Luminous team! I look forward to providing Luminous’ current and future clients with effective solutions around investor engagement and help them address their stakeholders’ environmental, social and corporate governance demands, especially in our current tumultuous environment where building corporate trust is more important than ever.”

Paris Mudan joins Kay Kayachith as another strategic hire in the Investor Engagement and ESG team as an ESG expert, specialising in environmental science and corporate responsibility. Paris joins from Sqaurewell Partners, where he was a Responsible Investment Analyst and lead on ESG insight and analysis and provided strategic advisory.

Working closely with Stephen Butler, Paris will support our Investor Engagement and ESG offer delivering investor insights and advice to our wide range of clients.

Stephen Butler said “It’s great to have Paris join the team. Paris’ insight into investor engagement and stewardship strengthens our overall strategic offer and allows us to expand our investor engagement offer”  

Paris said, “I am excited to be joining the Luminous team, I look forward to supporting some brilliant companies through investor engagement and strengthening their ESG strategies.”