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Marte Borhaug

Global Head of ESG Investment Solutions

Main responsibilities

Marte leads the Sustainable Outcomes team which is responsible for ensuring Aviva Investors contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals through positive impact. Her team delivers thematic research which is used across investment capabilities on impact issues such climate change, biodiversity, diversity and inequality as well as running all thematic screens across all AI funds. Marte’s team also co-manage Aviva Investors growing sustainable fund range linked to the Sustainable Development Goals, including our Climate Transition Franchise, through co-management, research and engagement. Marte works with clients to help them design new sustainable outcomes investment strategies that meet their investment preferences, be it through pooled funds or bespoke segregated mandates.

Experience and qualifications

Marte previously led sustainability campaigns for Aviva as Head of EU public policy where she was in charge of the company’s public policy work in Brussels on sustainable finance, financial reform and Brexit. She joined Aviva from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) where she was Head of Financial Services and Corporate Governance. Before this she led sustainable finance campaigns in Brussels at the EU public affairs consultancy The Brussels Office and the Mission of Norway to the EU. Marte is an advisor to Rosa UK, a charity that funds grassroots women’s organisations to help to make the UK a fairer, safer place for women and an advisor to the social accelerator Bethnal Green Ventures. Marte holds an MSc in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics.