Speaker Profile: Simon Howard
Simon Howard joined UKSIF as Chief Executive in May 2013. Simon is a former Group Chief Investment Officer who has over twenty years of investment management experience. During a City career that started in 1990, he has been Group Chief Investment Officer at Liverpool Victoria, Head of Investments at Friends Provident and Managing Director of 3i Asset Management. Prior to joining UKSIF, Simon was Head of Sustainable Financial Markets at the charity Forum for the Future. Simon moved into sustainability after being asked to forecast long-term asset class returns. These are very likely to be materially different to those of the past as a variety of environmental crises, e.g. climate change and resource depletion, bite. He now uses his expertise to support the efforts of the wider sustainable finance community to adapt to benefit their clients.