DR. Raj Thamotheram
Preventable Surprises - Founder and Chair
Dr. Raj Thamotheram is a pioneer in responsible investing. He worked for 12 years inside the system in senior management roles at a large pension fund (USS) and a global fund manager (AXA IM) before becoming a freelance consultant and starting Preventable Surprises. He is a recognised thought leader on how companies and investors can adapt to put people and planet on par with profit and so deliver long-term value, and has been nominated twice by Global Proxy Watch as “one of the 10 most influential figures in the corporate governance field.” He is one of the co-founders of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets and a former trustee of Friends Provident Foundation, where he played a key role in the organisation’s decision to become an “active and engaged investor”.
RAJ AT SES 2019