Ashley Hamilton Claxton
Head of Responsible Investment, Asset Management – Royal London Asset Management
Ashley is responsible for our RI strategy and overseeing Royal London Asset Management's approach to responsible investment across our asset classes. Her team is responsible for company engagement, governance and voting, environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, data and analysis, and supporting RLAM’s approach to climate transition. Ashley is RLAM’s key subject matter expert and spokesperson on responsible investing, ESG and corporate governance. Before joining RLAM, Ashley conducted corporate engagement and ESG analysis for the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF). Prior to that she was a research analyst and corporate engagement consultant for SHARE, a proxy voting and shareholder engagement consultancy based in Vancouver, Canada. She currently serves as a member of the Responsible Investment Advisory Group for the UK Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board, as well as the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Disclosures and Labels Advisory Group. She is a voluntary board member of the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA).