I am responsible investment co-ordinator at the International Transport Workers Federation. This is a newly created post to support labour movement work on capital stewardship in Europe.
Prior to this I was Head of Communications at PIRC, and was involved in numerous shareholder engagement campaigns. Before I was a policy officer in the Economic and Social Affairs Department at the Trades Union Congress, working on pension and investment issues.
Whether performance-related pay actually works – how do incentives affect behaviour?
The benefits and limitations of using ‘ownership’ as a way of understanding investment.
Short-termism, and how to address it.
Investor transparency (ie disclosure of voting and engagement activity)
Tying together financial and governance reform with the need for decent pension provision.