Monday, 24 June 2024

Peter Hall, Former Chief Investment Officer of Hunter Hall Investment Management and Philanthropist

Australia

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Peter Hall is a London-based Australian financier, media proprietor and philanthropist. He is the Founder, Executive chairman and former Chief Investment Officer of Hunter Hall Investment Management, an investment firm. He has donated millions of dollars to animal conservation charitable causes.

UNDP SDG

Responsible Consumption and Production and Life on Land

Description and impact

In 1993, he founded Hunter Hall Investment Management, an investment firm to invest in global companies that he believes do not harm people, animals or the environment. Hall previously served as its Executive chairman and Chief Investment Officer. Hunter Hall International donates 5 per cent of pre-tax profit to charity and Mr Hall directly put millions of dollars into conservation initiatives. He is especially proud of his work protecting the Sumatran and Javan rhinos, the most threatened of their species. In December 2016, Hall abruptly resigned his role as CIO.