Aled Jones joined FTSE Russell in November 2017 as Head of Sustainable Investment, Europe. He joined from Mercer’s Investment Consulting business where he was a Principal in the Global Responsible Investment team for a number of years. At Mercer, he worked closely with large European asset owners and investment firms, supporting them on all areas of RI strategy development and implementation, as well as ESG research and portfolio and manager analytics. Prior to this, he managed the ESG integration activities of the London Pensions Fund Authority, one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes.
Mr Jones’ RI industry experience spans more than 17 years, during which time he has also worked in ESG analysis and research, as well as corporate voting and engagement for active portfolios on behalf of institutional and retail clients. He holds an MSc in Environmental Science from Lund University in Sweden and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.