Deborah provides strategic advice on investment stewardship, ESG integration and diversity. She has 20+ years experience in institutional investment and sustainable finance, engaging globally with board directors, senior leaders, regulators and investors. Deborah serves on the Advisory Panel of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council and is an Ambassador of the 30% Club, the global initiative to improve corporate diversity. She is a Fellow of The Chartered Governance Institute and a member of the International Corporate Governance Network’s Nomination Committee.
In October 2011, Deborah founded The 100% Club, a networking alliance dedicated to gender equality and she has been recognised for her work in championing the female talent pipeline. Deborah is a regular commentator on sustainable finance and diversity and her work has featured in the Financial Times, the New York Times, Sky News, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and other mainstream financial media. Deborah is the lead author of two publications: “The Ethics of Diversity” for the UK’s Institute of Business Ethics (2020) and “Say on Pay: Six Years On – Lessons from the UK Experience” for Railpen with Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (2009).