Seb joined Henderson in 2008, as Head of SRI research. He leads on the identification and analysis of critical sustainability and responsibility issues with investment relevance for the SRI funds. In addition, Seb guides and oversees the research team’s communication and engagement with companies, the investment community, government and civil society to promote understanding of sustainability, corporate responsibility and SRI matters.
Seb has expertise in helping businesses develop strategic responses and practical solutions to social and environmental issues and has a background in environmental technology and environmental science. He spent nine years at SustainAbility working in London and New York, where he had responsibility for the direction and content of research and advocacy activities. Seb is a Chartered Environmentalist, has an MSc DIC from Imperial College in Environmental Technology and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia. He has served on numerous corporate advisory boards and award panels and is currently a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants’ Environmental and Social Committee. Seb attained the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) in May 2008.