Richard Butters


Job title

Head of Stewardship

Work location

London, United Kingdom

Joined Aviva Investors


Joined The Industry



Main responsibilities

Richard leads on Stewardship within the Liquid Markets ESG team, including proxy voting and engagement activities.

Experience and qualifications

Richard joined Aviva Investors in 2014 as part of a graduate scheme and spent four years in the Finance Team before joining the Global Responsible Investment Team as an ESG Analyst in 2018 with primary responsibility of supporting the launch and initial activity of the Aviva Stewardship Funds, an ethical fund range. He was subsequently a Senior ESG Analyst for Financials before leading ESG Integration across the credit asset class. Before Aviva Investors, Richard worked for a renewable energy provider and volunteered in a government funded international development programme.

He holds a BSc in International Management from Manchester University. Richard is also a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA, CGMA) and holds the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing.

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