PAI Partners, a private equity firm, has hired Denise Odaro as head of ESG (environmental, social and governance) and sustainability.

Ordaro will lead the firm’s ESG efforts, including the ESG team in her new role. She brings two decades of experience in ESG and sustainable finance. Most recently, she served as head of investor relations and sustainable finance coordination at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.

“Her experience will be invaluable as we continue to bolster our commitment to fully integrate ESG into our policies, processes and outcomes, keeping sustainability at the heart of PAI’s investments,” comments Frédéric Stevenin, a managing partner at PAI Partners.