Crestbridge Family Office Services Director Danielle Cottignies has been awarded a Diploma in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) from the Corporate Governance Institute (CGI), as the firm continues to focus on the evolving purpose-driven priorities of the next generation.

The industry-benchmark qualification, which Danielle passed with Distinction, takes a high-level strategic look at the effective implementation of ESG solutions into an organisation’s framework, including how ESG data can be brought into business modelling and delivery through reporting.

Designed to support leaders in the ESG space, the qualification explores the evolving ESG landscape, how organisations can prioritise ESG, how to implement effective ESG strategies and how to lead a successful and sustainable ESG transformation.

This qualification adds to Danielle’s impressive resume which already includes a number of industry-leading qualifications in this area, including the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment’s (CISI) Sustainable and Responsible Investment Certificate.

With over ten years’ experience in financial services across multiple jurisdictions, Danielle manages a large team administering the portfolios of high-profile international families. Named as a ‘future leader’ in the eprivateclient 2023 Channel Islands NextGen List, she is also involved in the learning and development of junior staff at Crestbridge Family Office Services.