Mirza leads all aspects of Aviva Investors' ESG activities across liquid markets and is a member of the liquid markets investment management team. His responsibilities includes ESG research, investment integration, active ownership and oversight of the sustainable investment fund franchise, managing a team of 20+ ESG specialists.
Mirza serves as the chair of the UK Investment Association's Stewardship Committee.
Experience and qualifications
Mirza joined Aviva Investors in 2016 with over 15 years’ experience in responsible investment having previously served as Vice President, Corporate Governance at State Street Global Advisors, and Director of Governance and Sustainable Investment at BMO Asset Management (formerly F&C Asset Management). Mirza also spent a number of years as a responsible investment consultant based in Asia, advising asset managers, private equity funds and rating agencies
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