Catherine Howarth joined ShareAction as Chief Executive in 2008. ShareAction coordinates civil society activism to promote responsible investment across Europe. She is a board member of the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian, serving on the Scott Trust’s investment committee. She was a Member Nominated Trustee of The Pensions Trust for five years until Spring 2013. Catherine was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2014.
Julie Hudson is UBS IB's Global Head of ESG Research. Her external publications include The Environment on Stage: Scenery or Shapeshifter? (Routledge, 2019); From Red to Green? How the Financial Credit Crunch Could bankrupt the Environment (Earthscan, 2011), and Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts(Routledge, 2013), both co-authored with economist Paul Donovan.
Peter Lacy is a Senior Managing Director at Accenture. He leads the UK & Ireland Practice, the Global Sustainability Practice and partnerships with organisations such as the World Economic Forum and United Nations.
Mary Martin is Director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative at LSE. She is author of the book Corporate Peace: How Global Business Shapes a Hostile World.
Lutfey Siddiqi is Visiting Professor in Practice at LSE IDEAS and Advisory Board member at LSE Systemic Risk Centre. He was previously Global Head of Emerging Markets for Foreign Exchange, Rates & Credit at UBS Investment Bank.
The event is co-hosted by LSE IDEAS and LSE Systemic Risk Centre.
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LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.
LSE Systemic Risk Centre (@LSE_SRC) was set up to study the risks that may trigger the next financial crisis and to develop tools to help policymakers and financial institutions become better prepared.