Stephanie Maier joined HSBC Global Asset Management in 2017 as Director, Responsible Investment. Previously, Stephanie was Head of Responsible Investment Strategy and Research at Aviva Investors and prior to that Head of Research at EIRIS (now VigeoEIRIS). She has been working in the corporate governance and responsible investment industry since 2002. Stephanie holds a BA (Hons) in Biological Sciences from Oxford University, a MSc (Distinction) in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). Stephanie is also on the Boards of the Aldersgate Group, Vice-Chair for the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF), Chair of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) Corporate Programme and sits on the Steering Committee of the Climate Action 100+ global investor engagement initiative.