Colin Purdie


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Job title

Chief Investment Officer, Liquid Markets

Contact details

Work location

London, United Kingdom

Joined Aviva Investors


Joined The Industry



Main responsibilities

Colin leads the Credit team across London, Singapore, Toronto, Chicago and Paris. He is also a Responsible Investment Officer leading the efforts to ensure that ESG (environmental, social and governance) factors are integrated into all aspects of the credit process and that we actively engage with corporates on ESG related matters.

Experience and qualifications

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Colin worked at Aegon Asset Management as a fund manager and banking analyst. He began his career at the Financial Services Authority in 2002. Colin holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh. He also has the Certificate in Securities and Financial Derivatives from the Securities Institute and is a CFA® charterholder.

Turning talk into action

It is only through commitment, passion and genuine collaboration that we can bring our sustainable aspirations to life. In our “This is how” series, we profile some of the ways ESG helps us be better investors, for our clients, and for the world around us.

This is how

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