Ian Burger

Advisory Council member

Group:

IFRS Advisory Council

Title:

Advisory Council member

Term expires:

31 Dec 2020

Biography:

Ian is the Head of Corporate Governance at Newton Investment Management; a long-term, global, active investor. He has overall responsibility for corporate governance considerations throughout Newton’s investment process and leads ESG analysis for specific sectors. He is also a primary member of the group that determines Newton’s approach to responsible and sustainable investment.

Outside of Newton, Ian is involved in shaping the debate on ESG through his membership and participation in a number of groups such as co-chairing the GC100 and Investor Group, a member of the PLSA’s Stewardship Advisory Group, as well as being a board member of the International Corporate Governance network and a member of its Finance Committee.

Ian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, a trustee of its three charities and was awarded the ICSA’s President’s medal at the institute’s 125th anniversary event in 2016.

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