The Team

Benjamin McCarron
(Managing Director)

Benjamin is a leading expert in responsible finance. A former fund manager, he has 15 years’ experience in mainstream finance and sustainability. He founded ARE in 2013 to address the gap in high quality, independent research on responsible finance in Asia. He is also a specialist consultant for the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA).

Serena Tan
(Senior Analyst)

Serena has over 10 years' experience working in financial services, most recently with a leading Asian asset management company as an investment analyst and portfolio manager covering Asian equities and managing portfolios for institutional clients in North America and the Middle East. She joined ARE in July 2017 and spearheads its company research efforts.

Andrea Giunti
(Project Consultant)

Andrea is an economist with over 6 years’ experience in sell-side research focusing on emerging markets and the energy industry, including with a leading independent research house in London. He has worked on a project basis with ARE since June 2016, focusing on commodity supply chains.

Timothy Tan
(Operations Manager)

Timothy has 5 years’ experience in consulting, project management and transaction banking, most recently at a leading international bank. He joined ARE in April 2017 to manage operations and support research projects.