The ICGN Awards Committee
Anne-Marie Jourdan (Chair)
Caisse des Dépôts
Chair Anne-Marie spent a large part of her career in asset management companies, first at BNP Paribas Asset Management, then as Head of Legal Department at AGF Asset Management (now Allianz Global Investors). She was Chief Legal Officer, member of the Executive Committee at the Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites (FRR), the French Reserve Fund. Since January 2022, she is working as expert in the Legal and Tax Department of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, the biggest French public institution. She is specialised in real assets. Anne-Marie previously served on the ICGN Board of Governors.
Christine is the global head of Stewardship at HSBC Asset Management and a board member of HSBC Asset Management UK Limited. She has 25 years’ experience in investment management, research & consulting, with a focus on technology and sustainability.
Her PhD thesis on responsible investment was short-listed for a United Nations award in Sweden for industry relevance and academic excellence. She is a board member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), an organization led by investors responsible for assets under management in excess of $US 59 trillion from over 39 countries and territories. She was appointed an honorary adviser to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Hong Kong in April 2021, and the Convenor (Chair) of the FRC Sustainability and Climate Action Task Force (SCATF) in February 2022.
She is an Emeritus Governor of the London School of Economics (LSE), following the completion of her six-year term as a Member of Court and Investment Committee (2015-2021). She was a member in the Data Governance Task Force of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Artificial Intelligence (2018 – 2021); and an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014 - 2016), where she established the first tri-modal graduate course on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, supported by funds from family foundation and the Hong Kong government.
She was named as one of the top 30 Inspirational Women in the City of London. In 2020, she won the Finance Monthly Women in Finance Award as the Investment Management Leader of the Year (Asia).
Christine is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. She completed an executive education course on financial engineering at Stanford University.
Prior to joining HSBC, she was executive director in charge of ESG advisory and integration at IHS Markit and the global head of technology, Asia and emerging markets at Federated Hermes EOS.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
Dan is a senior managing director of corporate governance and public policy for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, leads Deloitte’s Global Center for Corporate Governance, and is based in New York. The Global Center promotes dialogue in the critical area of corporate governance through a network of local governance centers across 62 countries.
The Global Center coordinates thought leadership on governance issues developed by Deloitte member firms to advance thinking on corporate governance issues around the world. Additionally, as one of the leaders for Deloitte’s public policy work, Dan works with teams in Washington, D.C. and Brussels that seek to engage government officials, policy-makers, investors, and non-government organizations on key policy questions affecting our capital markets, economy and society at large.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Dan served as Director of Corporate Governance at Standard & Poor’s in London and then New York. Over a period of eight years at S&P, Dan was responsible for the development and application of services to evaluate the corporate governance practices of rated companies as well as the integration of governance analytics into credit ratings. Dan serves as Chairman of the OECD’s Business Advisory (BIAC) Task Force on Corporate Governance in Paris, is a former member of the International Corporate Governance Network’s (ICGN) Business Ethics Committee, and serves as a director on the board of the Executive Council on Diplomacy. Dan holds a B.A. in Russian and East European Studies from Yale University.
Old Mutual Investment Group
Robert joined the Old Mutual Investment Group Responsible Investment team in October 2014, as a Governance and Engagement Manager. He is responsible for proxy voting and engagement, representing Old Mutual Investment Group on various industry bodies and championing responsible investment for the OM group. Robert’s legal and corporate governance background enables him to bring his knowledge of law and negotiation skills to the fore in promoting clients’ interests. Prior to joining the Responsible Investment team, he was a legal advisor at Old Mutual Investment Group for seven years. Robert has fourteen years of work experience in the legal profession and asset management industry. He holds a BBusSci LLB (UCT) and is an Attorney of the High Court.
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