Three new directors appointed to UKSIF’s Board

Josh Hunt
Josh Hunt 27th September 2023

The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has announced the appointment of three new directors to its Board.

Ed Heaven (Head of Sustainable Investment at Montanaro Asset Management) has been elected by members to replace the departing Fong Yee Chan (Head of ESG Strategy, Europe, Vanguard), who had served on the Board since October 2017.

Sonali Siriwardena (Partner and Global Head of ESG at Simmons and Simmons and Member, FCA’s ESG Advisory Committee) has been co-opted to the board as a legal and regulatory affairs expert, and Dimple Mistry (Head, Human Resources Europe, Senior Vice President, GIC) has been co-opted as an HR expert.


UKSIF Chair, Jason Mitchell, said:

“The UKSIF Board is thrilled to be gaining from the skills and experience of Ed, Sonali and Dimple, and we look forward to working with them as we advance UKSIF’s ambitious mission. We also offer our thanks to Fong Yee Chan for six years of excellent strategic insights and contributions on the Board.”


Ed Heaven said:

“I am delighted to have been elected to the Board of UKSIF and look forward to supporting James and the team in building a sustainable and resilient financial system in the UK. We are at a critical juncture for the sustainability movement and UKSIF’s mission could not be more important.”  


Dimple Mistry said:

“I’m delighted to be joining the UKSIF Board at such a crucial time and look forward to working with the Board and staff team to further advance UKSIF as a great place to work.”


Sonali Siriwardena said:

“I am pleased to be joining the UKSIF board. UKSIF has a unique role as an umbrella body bringing together stakeholders from all across the financial ecosystem on the key issue of sustainability. I look forward to collaborating with UKSIF members to advance the future of sustainable finance in the UK.”

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