Nikki leads the WBA’s investor engagement strategy. She provides a critical link between the benchmarks and the investment community. This includes both investors and investor-focused platforms among our Allies, as well as the broader investment industry. She believes that investors have a pivotal role to play in accelerating the transformations needed to make progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals in this “decade of action”.
Previously she worked as the Director of ESG Research at Invesco, a large global asset manager. In this role, she worked closely with investors across various asset classes to integrate ESG into investment processes and to engage 1-1 and collectively with companies on sustainability topics. Nikki started her career as an ESG investment analyst and before Invesco, she headed the Research team at Vigeo Eiris, an ESG rating agency.
Nikki holds an MA in Human Rights from the University of Sussex, a BA in Economics and Social Anthropology from the University of Manchester, and has attained the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI) certificate on the ‘Introduction to Securities and Investment’.