Speaker Profile: Catherine Howarth
Catherine joined ShareAction as Chief Executive in 2008. ShareAction coordinates civil society to promote responsible investment across Europe, with a focus on mobilising mainstream institutional investors to drive accelerated action by listed companies on climate change, biodiversity, workforce and gender issues, health and food system risks. She is a member of HM Treasury’s asset management taskforce, where she has co-chaired a programme of work on investor stewardship. She is a board member of the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian media group, serving on the Scott Trust’s investment committee. Catherine was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2014.