Paul Lee

Job Title ICGN Policy Advisor
Country UK
Current Employer ICGN

Paul Lee was former Head of Corporate Governance at Aberdeen Asset Management and responsible for global stewardship activities – engagement and dialogue with the boards of companies in which the firm invests. Paul joined Aberdeen at the start of 2015 from the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) where he was Head of Investment Affairs, leading the association’s work on all investment matters relevant to pension schemes. Previously, Paul worked for more than a dozen years at Hermes Fund Managers in its Equity Ownership Services unit, taking a leading role in stewardship matters and also having responsibility for policy issues around investment. Among various industry roles, he is a member of the IASB’s Capital Markets Advisory Committee and of the Enhanced Disclosure Task Force fostered by the Financial Stability Board. He was a member of the Auditing Practices Board (and then Audit & Assurance Council) of the FRC for seven years. He is a founding participant of the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum and a co-chair of the CFA Society of the UK’s Financial Reporting and Analysis Committee.