Steve has always been fascinated by the power of money to change the world. He joined Aviva Investors in 2006, founding both the Global Responsible Investment team and also the Sustainable Finance Centre for Excellence. This seeks to transform capital markets so that they become more sustainable.
Experience and qualifications
Alongside Aviva Investors, Steve has also co-founded the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, the World Benchmarking Alliance, and the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative.
He started his career at WWF-UK in 1995, focusing on their ethical and environmental investment policy. Steve has subsequently advised the UK Government, the European Commission, the Financial Stability Board and the UN on the creation of sustainable capital markets.
He holds a PhD in Sustainable Finance from the University of Surrey. Steve is also an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow at City’s Business School, University of London and a Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. He has received awards from Brummell, the International Chamber of Commerce, the City of London, the United Nations Foundation, Yale and Harvard.
Associate Director Responsible Investment
Impact Analyst - Social Pillar Lead
Senior Corporate Governance Analyst
Senior Manager, Sustainable Finance Centre for Excellence
Senior ESG Analyst
Senior Corporate Governance Analyst
Senior GRI Analyst, Climate Specialist
Senior ESG analyst
Impact Analyst - Earth Pillar Lead
ESG Operations Manager
Global Head of ESG and Strategic Partnerships
Global Head of ESG Investments
ESG Associate Director, Real Assets
Head of ESG – Sovereign
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