U.S. Investment Team

The Boston Common U.S. Equity Fund is managed by a team of investment professionals associated with the Advisor, each of whom brings particular expertise to the investment process. The team is composed of Geeta Aiyer, Praveen Abichandani, and Corne Biemans. Geeta Aiyer, Praveen Abichandani, and Corne Biemans are jointly and primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund. Geeta Aiyer and Steven Heim determine the Fund’s sustainability criteria and strategy.

Geeta B. Aiyer, CFA
Geeta B. Aiyer, CFAPresident & Founder; Chief Strategist

As President & Founder of Boston Common Asset Management, Geeta contributes to setting the strategic direction and sector positioning of the Fund. She is actively involved in setting the sustainability criteria for the Fund. Geeta founded Boston Common in 2002 and has served as its President since then. She has worked with sustainable and responsible investing since 1988, helping shape the evolving definition of global sustainable investing. Geeta received her MBA from Harvard University and her BA and MA degrees from the University of Delhi, India.

Praveen Abichandani, CFA
Praveen Abichandani, CFACo-CIO of U.S. Strategies

Praveen joined Boston Common in 2004 and is jointly and primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund. Praveen conducts securities research and analysis, focusing on the technology, telecommunications and industrial sectors. Praveen began his career in equity research and corporate development in the telecom & media industries in 1990. Praveen received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and his BS in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University in India.

Corné Biemans
Corné BiemansCo-CIO of U.S. Strategies, Portfolio Management

Corné focuses on the financial services sector. Before joining Boston Common, he was a senior global equity portfolio manager for BNP Paribas Investment Partners. He started his career at Rabobank Group as an international economist in 1991. Four years later, he joined Fortis Investments as an international fixed income portfolio manager before moving to a position as equity analyst for European equities. In 2003 he moved to Boston to help set up Fortis Investments’ global equities capabilities. Corné brings over 20 years of international investment experience to the firm. Corné earned a master’s degree in Monetary Economics from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Steven Heim
Steven HeimDirector, ESG Research
Steven has been with Boston Common since its founding in 2002. Steven is primarily responsible for developing and implementing Boston Common’s ESG policy. With over 20 years of experience in the SRI/ESG field, Steven has been instrumental in helping shape the evolving body of sustainability criteria to define areas for shareholder advocacy and company engagement. Steven received two B.S. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. Investments in foreign securities involve political, economic and currency risks, greater volatility and differences in accounting methods. The Funds’ sustainability policy could cause them to perform differently compared to similar funds that do not have such a policy. This policy may result in the Funds foregoing opportunities to buy certain securities when it might otherwise be advantageous to do so, or selling securities for reasons when it might be otherwise disadvantageous for it to do so.

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Boston Common Asset Management, LLC is the advisor to the Funds which are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC

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