Churchill Asset Management LLC, an investment specialist of Nuveen, has added Mickey Weatherston as a principal and head of sustainability and ESG integration.

In his new role, Weatherston will provide strategic direction for ESG integration across the firm’s senior lending, junior capital and private equity services strategies. He joins the firm with 18 years of financial services experience, most recently serving as the director of marketing & client services with Muzinich & Co.

“Prioritizing ESG and sustainability is a matter of fiduciary responsibility and good stewardship of clients’ capital,” stated Christopher Fox, Churchill chief risk officer. “As a result, Churchill continues to invest in resources aimed at strengthening our ESG leadership within the private capital industry. Mickey has extensive experience, including developing proprietary scorecards to Article 8 transitions. We are fortunate to have someone of his caliber guiding the next phase of Churchill’s commitment to ESG integration as we seek to create long-term value for our clients.”