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Sonali Siriwardena

Partner and Global Head of ESG, Simmons & Simmons LLP

Sonali Siriwardena is a Partner and the Global Head of ESG at the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons LLP.

She has significant experience in the complex legal and policy landscape governing ESG. Sonali advises on ESG matters in a multi-jurisdictional setting assessing the application of ESG regulations to companies with global footprints. Having worked within industry, including over a decade at Morgan Stanley, she has current and previous experience in leadership positions in several ESG-focused industry bodies and is an active contributor to ESG-policy discussions. Amongst other commitments, she is a member of the ESG Advisory Committee convened by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to help further develop the ESG regulatory landscape in the UK. Sonali is also a member of the City of London Law Society ESG Committee.

Sonali also serves as the Vice Chair on the board of Social Investment Business, one of the UK’s largest social lenders providing financing to enterprises across the UK.

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