Therése Lennehag, Head of Sustainability, EQT Partners AB
Therése Lennehag is Head of Sustainability at EQT since 2014. Since joining EQT Partners in 2009, she has worked with the organization on further advancing its responsible investment and ownership practices to capture the investment and business opportunities the sustainability agenda offers as well as supporting EQT portfolio companies in their sustainability journey.
Therése is also responsible for managing EQT’s responsible investment related corporate memberships, including the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Since EQT became a PRI signatory in 2010, she has been active in a number of PRI working groups contributing to various guidance tools, most recently the ‘ESG Monitoring, Reporting and Dialogue in Private Equity’ publication.
Therése has also been involved in Invest Europe's Professional Standards Committee (2011-2014), contributing to the development of the Invest Europe Professional Standards Handbook, and is a core member of Invest Europe’s Responsible Investment Roundtable (inaugural Chair 2013-2014) and frequent speaker at the Invest Europe training course ‘Integrating Responsible Investment’. She is a member of the board of directors of EPER, the large private equity platform of Invest Europe.
Other experience, prior to joining EQT Partners, includes investment banking at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley in London, covering and executing transactions for clients in the consumer goods, capital goods and transportation & logistics sectors.
Therése holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.