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Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive, ShareAction

Catherine pic_ST.jpgCatherine Howarth joined ShareAction as Chief Executive in 2008. She is a member of the Financial Conduct Authority’s advisory committee on ESG and the HM Treasury’s Asset Management Taskforce. Previously, she has served on the boards of The Pensions Trust and the Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian Media Group, and was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2014.

In 2020 she featured on the BBC Woman’s Hour Power List, and in 2022 was awarded an OBE for ‘services to sustainability’. She tweets at @ca_howarth and often shares thoughts to her LinkedIn following.

ShareAction is an NGO seeking to define and promote the highest standards of responsible investment by working with investors, businesses and individuals on environmental and social issues.