Nathan works with fund managers and analysts in assessing Company corporate governance and remuneration arrangements, and engages with companies on material governance issues as part of Aviva Investors' investment considerations.
He has a key role in reviewing and updating the firm's governance and voting policies. Nathan is also responsible for evidencing Aviva Investors' adherence to its Stewardship statement and in reviewing the effectiveness of Aviva Investors' voting and engagement. He is also responsible for co-ordinating a consistent approach to corporate governance and voting at Aviva Investors across all offices.
Nathan represents Aviva Investors on the Investment Association's Remuneration and Share Schemes Committee, the Shareholder Voting Working Group and the UN PRI vote confirmation group.
Experience and qualifications
Nathan joined Aviva Investors after a year at Northern Trust custodian bank where he supervised the outsourcing of proxy voting to ISS.
Prior to this, Nathan was with The Manifest Voting Agency where he gained his corporate governance experience as a research analyst and later moved on to the Voting Operations Department where he was responsible for the effective delivery of proxy vote instructions and client reporting on behalf of institutional shareholder clients, pension funds and local authorities.
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