Matt is the Stewardship Director for the group. Matt oversees the work of the Stewardship Committee in ensuring active voting at company AGMs, whilst also being the group lead on the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into the investment process and thematic engagement with companies on ESG issues, especially that undertaken via the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. He has well over a decade of experience in engagement with policy makers and companies on a wide range of issues relating to responsible investment.
He is a graduate of the University of Bristol where he studied law, with a particular interest in the administration of environmental law, and also has post-graduate qualifications in Sustainable Development theory and practice. He is a trustee of LoveBristol, and urban regeneration charity, and served on the board of the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility between 2007 and 2012.