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Liz Fernando, Chief Investment Officer, NEST

Elizabeth Fernando.jpgLiz is Nest's CIO, helping to develop Nest's investment proposition and manage its strategic allocation across asset classes.

Prior to joining Nest, Liz was Head of Equities at the Universities Superannuation Scheme and had ExCo responsibility for the Responsible Investment activities. Liz started her career as part of the portfolio management team at Lloyds Investment Managers before spending 25 years at USS. She’s also an Investment Advisor to the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme’s Investment Sub-committee.

Liz holds an MA degree in Philosophy Politics and Economics from Oxford University, as well as an ASIP qualification from CFA UK. She has passed CFA’s Investing in ESG Certificate.