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DWF appoints new partner to head ESG consultancy

02 March 2023

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has appointed Tracey Groves as a partner to head new ESG & Sustainability advisory practice.

Having worked with DWF as an independent consultant for two years, Tracey Groves has now joined the legal business as a London-based partner within the commercial, regulatory and data practice. 

In her new role, Tracey and her team will primarily focus on ethics, compliance, regulation, corporate governance and culture and manage the development and implementation of a new ESG and sustainability advisory practice at DWF.

Prior to joining DWF, Tracey was at PwC UK for over 25 years and led the Corporate Governance, Ethics and Compliance client advisory practice prior to leaving the firm. More recently, Tracey was UK partner at StoneTurn, a global advisory firm, where she spent the last two years establishing their ESG and sustainability risk advisory practice. She has over three decades of experience working in professional services on a global scale, advising boards across multiple industries and sectors to achieve ethical conduct and inclusive cultures, accelerate growth and innovation, and standardise responsible business performance.

A Chartered Accountant, TEDx speaker, media commentator and accomplished author and panellist, Tracey is also founder of award-winning consultancy Intelligent Ethics.

Commenting on Tracey's recent appointment, Paul Rimmer, CEO of Legal Advisory at DWF, said: "We are delighted Tracey has joined us. Her experience in this important area is unparalleled and we very much look forward to developing a leading ESG advisory practice under Tracey's stewardship." 

Kirsty Rogers, Head of Environmental, Social & Governance at DWF, said: "By integrating ESG advisory offerings to our ongoing relationships with clients, we are now, more than ever, committed to acting as a responsible business. This appointment is consistent with our ESG strategy and our stated priority to support, engage and collaborate with our clients to deliver a positive outcome for people and planet.”

Tracey Groves said: "DWF has the leadership and talent to fully embrace this opportunity and I look forward to aligning the brand and purpose of the business with my own passion for driving sustainable change through collaboration with clients and colleagues."

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