Arrow Global appoints Group Head of Sustainability

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Arrow Global Group PLC
12 February 2021

12 February 2021


Arrow Global appoints new Group Head of Sustainability


Arrow Global Group plc (“Arrow”, and together with its subsidiaries the “Group”), a leading European investor and alternative asset manager in non-performing and non-core loan portfolios and real estate assets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Woods as Group Head of Sustainability.  


Paul will be responsible for driving Arrow’s Sustainability programme, ensuring that it supports the Group’s purpose of building better financial futures. His role reflects the business’ commitment to being a responsible market participant and corporate citizen while seeking to contribute positively to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters across the industry.


Already an Arrow Global employee, Paulhas helped to positively evolve Arrow’s Enterprise and Operational Risk frameworks since he joined in 2017.  He has been central to the development of the Group’s ESG strategy which has resulted in the development of a dedicated sustainability function to drive this critical policy area forward. Prior to working at Arrow, Paul was with GE Capital for 15 years working across a number of senior Credit Risk, Operational Risk and Loss Mitigation roles.Paul will report to Martina Swart, Group Chief Legal and Risk Officer.


Martina Swart, Group Chief Legal and Risk Officer at Arrow Global said:

“Arrow is a purpose-led organisation, and this guides our decision making throughout the organisation. Paul’s appointment will help us continue to embed forward-looking ESG practices throughout our business, ensuring we continue to deliver positive outcomes for all our stakeholders including our customers, clients, communities, and investors.


“Demonstrating our long-term commitment to ESG also enhances our reputation as a customer-centric organisation and partner of choice for financial institutions across Europe looking for an ethical and responsible investment and servicing partner; one that is committed to delivering long-term sustainable growth as a fully integrated alternative asset manager. Paul’s appointment is an important part of this commitment.”


Paul Woods commented:

“I’m delighted to be taking on this new role at Arrow. The business already has a track record of working for the good of all stakeholders and playing an active role in the communities and societies in which we operate. I look forward to working with the team to build on the excellent momentum of Arrow’s ESG strategy and ensure it plays a pivotal role in driving our business forward.”


For further information:


Arrow Global

Nick Jones, Group Head of Corporate Communications

07545 059442


FTI Consulting

Tom Blackwell, Laura Ewart, Ambrose Fullalove

0203 727 1051


About Arrow Global


Established in 2005, Arrow Global is a European investor and alternative asset manager specialising in non-performing and non-core assets. We identify, acquire and manage secured and unsecured loan and real estate portfolios from and on behalf of financial institutions, such as banks, institutional fund investors and specialist lenders.


We play an active role in helping financial institutions reduce their balance sheets and recapitalise in order to increase mainstream lending. By purchasing and managing non-performing loans and other non-core assets, we provide valuable capital and expertise to a growing European market.  We are a regulated business in all five of our European markets.


We invest in this asset class through our fund management business as well as directly, and also generate revenues from managing and servicing assets on behalf of third parties.


Arrow’s Fund Management Business has total FUM of €4.2 billion (as at Q3 2020).

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