LGPS Central , Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement
Michael is Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement at LGPS Central Limited, an investment management company established to enable nine LGPS clients to pool their assets and reduce costs. LGPS Central’s clients have a collective AUM of £45bn and almost 1 million members. Michael has a track record of engaging companies, policy-makers and fellow investors on a wide range of corporate governance and responsible investment issues, and experience of integrating these considerations into the investment processes for diverse asset classes. He is a member of various advisory committees and working groups, including at the Principles for Responsible Investment (Listed Equity Integration Subcommittee), Transition Pathway Initiative (Technical Advisory Group; Steering Committee), British Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (Responsible Investment Advisory Group), Green Finance Taskforce (Risk & Disclosure Working Group), LAPF Strategic Investment Forum (Advisory Board) and Financial Reporting Council (Investor Advisory Group). Michael holds the Investment Management Certificate and read Economics at Bristol University.