Isabel Emo Capodilista


Job title

Head of Equities

Joined Aviva Investors


Joined The Industry



Main responsibilities

Isabel is responsible for the strategic direction of our Equities business and ensuring we have a high-performing franchise. As part of her role, Isabel chairs the Equities Senior Leadership Team, which she has been a member of since 2022.

Experience and qualifications

Isabel has held a number of senior positions at Aviva Investors. Prior to taking on the position of Head of Equities, Isabel was Chief of Staff to the Chief Investment Officer from January 2022 to October 2023. She also held the role of Head of Manager Research, where she was responsible for fund research, selection and due diligence and the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into the research process.

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Isabel worked at Standard Life Investments, where she played a central role in the development of their multi-manager proposition in 2010 and the establishment of Standard Life Wealth before that in 2008. Previously, she has worked at ABN Amro Private Bank and at a specialist SRI boutique.

Isabel holds an MSc (Distinction) from the London School of Economics and a BSc (Hons) from Durham University. She also holds the IMC and is a CAIA charterholder.