UKSIF's Board and Committees

UKSIF’s elected Board and committees ensure members’ views remain at the heart of UKSIF’s strategy, policy positions and knowledge sharing programmes.

Members of the Board are elected by members each year at UKSIF’s AGM. Members of the Policy and Industry Development Committees are elected at the start of each year.

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Board of Directors

With deep collective experience across the sustainable investment and finance landscape, the UKSIF Board of Directors oversees the strategic direction and long-term ambition of the organisation.

Board members serve in a personal capacity and organisational affiliations are given for information only.

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Jason Mitchell

UKSIF Chair,

Head of Responsible Investment Research, Man Group

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Louise Dudley

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities, Federated Hermes

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David Farrar

Senior Policy and International Programme Manager

Peers for the Planet

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Sarah Gammoh (Treasurer)


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Ed Heaven

Head of Sustainable Investment

Montanaro Asset Management

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Rishi Madlani

Head of Sustainability, UK


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Maria Nazarova-Doyle

Head of Pension Investments and Responsible Investments

Scottish Widows

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Catalina Secreteanu

Executive Director, Client Relations Team


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Sonali Siriwardena

Partner and Global Head of ESG

Simmons & Simmons LLP

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Lyn Tomlinson

Head of Impact and Philanthropy, Cazenove Capital

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Advisory Committees

UKSIF’s committee members work in a personal capacity to provide insight and advice on the delivery of UKSIF’s mission and ensuring we achieve the greatest impact in growing sustainable finance.

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Policy Committee

The Policy Committee acts as the primary sounding board for UKSIF’s public policy work, which seeks to grow the market for sustainable finance and drive UK leadership in this space.

  • Advise on UKSIF’s public policy work, policy positions and prioritisation of policy themes
  • Assist the staff team to develop and deepen relationships with key stakeholders, such as regulators, officials, trade associations, government and parliament.
  • Act as a sounding board for UKSIF’s public policy work in respect of issues that affect the supply and demand for investment and finance services in the UK, the operation of the UK finance sector, and investment flows into the UK.

  • Olga Hancock – Chair (Church Commissioners for England)
  • Anoushka Babbar (FTSE Russell)
  • Chris Dodwell (Impax Asset Management)
  • Richard Folland (Carbon Tracker)
  • Katharina Lindmeier (Nest)
  • Tim Lord (HSBC)
  • Maria Nazarova-Doyle (Scottish Widows)
  • Annabel Nelson (M&G)
  • Simon Oswald (PwC)
  • Johanna Sanchez De Mawkin (Barclays)
  • Lee Shankland-Gort (Addleshaw Goddard LLP)
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Industry Development Committee

The Industry Development Committee works to determine the emerging and most ground-breaking issues in advancing integration of sustainability factors into investment analysis and valuation, and advises on the priority focus areas for UKSIF’s knowledge sharing, member engagement and events programme:

  • Advise on the priority topics of focus for UKSIF events, such as our flagship annual Spring and Autumn conferences, and support UKSIF to define the desired outputs and goals to deliver high-impact events and programmes
  • Share experiences, research and information that will inform topics and enhance event content and delivery
  • Advise on opportunities for, and barriers to, the integration of ESG factors into investment analysis or valuation
  • Assist the staff team to share UKSIF’s work and deepen relationships with key stakeholders, relevant industry supporters and peers

  • Rupert Rink – Chair (J.P. Morgan)
  • Miriam Benarey (Impax Asset Management)
  • Carlota Esguevillas (EdenTree Investment Management)
  • Jess Henry (Man Group)
  • Euan Ker (AEGON)
  • Philipp Kloucek (USS Investment Management)
  • Pauline Lecoursonnois (Federated Hermes)
  • Lian Michelson (Vala Capital)
  • Chris Monks (ISS)
  • Bhaveer Shah (MSCI)
  • Sarah Williams (FTSE Russell)
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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee acts as a support in the advancement of UKSIF’s mission and organisational development by engaging proactively and positively with members and potential members, supporting the advancement of UKSIF’s reputation in the financial services industry and supporting the Head of Membership with the development and implementation of UKSIF’s member retention and growth strategy.

  • Help grow the membership in line with our mission, policy positions, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Act in a structured relationship management capacity to retain the breadth and depth of UKSIF’s membership.
  • Act as ambassadorial hosts at UKSIF events to share experience and benefits of membership and redirect people to the Head of Membership or appropriate department with questions around being involved with UKSIF.
  • Act as UKSIF Ambassadors within the wider financial services industry.
  • Advise on the development and implementation of UKSIF’s membership retention and growth strategy

  • Hilary Inglis – Chair (Octopus Energy Generation)
  • Victoria Barber (Time-Investments)
  • Josh Cole (Green Investment Partners)
  • Jo Daley (Clearwater International)
  • Haider Mannan (Big TXN)
  • Jamie Melrose (Guinness Global Investors)
  • Scott Murray (Prydis Wealth (Scotland))
  • Andrea Ramirez (Preqin)
  • Paula Singliarova (Arabesque AI)
  • David Wahi (Impactivise)
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