UKSIF's Board and Committees

UKSIF’s elected Board and committees ensure members’ views remain at the heart of UKSIF’s strategy, policy positions and knowledge sharing programmes.

Members of the Board are elected by members each year at UKSIF’s AGM. Members of the Policy and Analyst Committees are elected at the start of each year.

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Board of Directors

With deep collective experience across the sustainable investment and finance landscape, the UKSIF Board of Directors oversees the strategic direction and long-term ambition of the organisation.

Board members serve in a personal capacity and organisational affiliations are given for information only.

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Michael Meehan

Managing Partner, TCR Innovations

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Fong Yee Chan

Head of ESG Strategy, Europe

Vanguard

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Cathrine de Coninck-Lopez

Global Head of ESG, Invesco

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Louise Dudley

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities, Hermes Investment Management

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David Farrar

Climate and Stewardship Policy Manager

Nest

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Sarah Gammoh (Treasurer)

Consultant

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Rishi Madlani

Head of Sustainable Finance and Just Transition

NatWest Group

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Catalina Secreteanu

Executive Director, Client Relations Team, Sustainalytics

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Lyn Tomlinson

Head of Impact and Philanthropy, Cazenove Capital

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Advisory Committees

UKSIF’s committee members work in a personal capacity to provide insight and advice on the delivery of UKSIF’s mission and ensuring we achieve the greatest impact in growing sustainable finance.

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Policy Committee

The Policy Committee acts as the primary sounding board for UKSIF’s public policy work, which seeks to grow the market for sustainable finance and drive UK leadership in this space.

  • Advise on UKSIF’s public policy work, policy positions and prioritisation of policy themes
  • Assist the staff team to develop and deepen relationships with key stakeholders, such as regulators, officials, trade associations, government and parliament.
  • Act as a sounding board for UKSIF’s public policy work in respect of issues that affect the supply and demand for investment and finance services in the UK, the operation of the UK finance sector, and investment flows into the UK.

  • Olga Hancock – Chair (Church Commissioners for England)
  • Anoushka Babbar (FTSE Russell)
  • Chris Dodwell (Impax Asset Management)
  • Ashley Dorrington (Standard Chartered)
  • Jonathan Gilmour (Travers Smith LLP)
  • Tim Lord (Phoenix Group)
  • Maria Nazarova-Doyle (Scottish Widows)
  • Annabel Nelson (M&G)
  • Simon Oswald (PwC)
  • Ashish Ray (Jupiter Asset Management)
  • Lee Shankland-Gort (Addleshaw Goddard LLP)
  • Jill Turner (Big Picture Financial Planning)
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Analyst Committee

The Analyst Committee works to determine the emerging and most ground-breaking issues in advancing integration of sustainability factors into investment analysis and valuation, and advises on the priority focus areas for UKSIF’s knowledge sharing, member engagement and events programme:

  • Advise on the priority topics of focus for UKSIF events, such as our flagship annual Spring and Autumn conferences, and support UKSIF to define the desired outputs and goals to deliver high-impact events and programmes
  • Share experiences, research and information that will inform topics and enhance event content and delivery
  • Advise on opportunities for, and barriers to, the integration of ESG factors into investment analysis or valuation
  • Assist the staff team to share UKSIF’s work and deepen relationships with key stakeholders, relevant industry supporters and peers

  • Jamie Melrose – Chair (Guinness Global Investors)
  • Miriam Benarey (Impax Asset Management)
  • Carlota Esguevillas (EdenTree Investment Management)
  • Philipp Kloucek (USS)
  • Pauline Lecoursonnois (Federated Hermes)
  • Lian Michelson (Vala Capital)
  • Chris Monks (ISS ESG)
  • Aaron Pinnock (Mubadala)
  • Rupert Rink (J.P. Morgan)
  • Bhaveer Shah (MSCI)
  • Sarah Williams (FTSE Russell, an LSEG Business)
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