Director of Responsible Investment, UN Principles for Responsible Investment
Rob Lake joined the PRI as Director of Strategic Development in May 2011. He is responsible for strategic research on responsible investment issues; public policy work; the PRI Academic Network; signatory recruitment and relations; and the development of PRI’s country networks. Rob is also involved in developing best practice for the implementation of responsible investment across all asset classes; PRI’s collaborative engagement Clearinghouse; and the PRI reporting and assessment process.
Before joining PRI, Rob was Head of Sustainability and Governance at APG Asset Management, where he led a team of eight ESG specialists and was responsible for integrating ESG factors in all asset classes at a strategic policy level across the portfolio. Rob is a member of the Program Board of the Sustainable Investment Research Programme funded by MISTRA, the Advisory Group to the Chair in Socially Responsible Investment at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, and the University of Toulouse. He has also served on a UK government advisory committee and the board of the UK Social Investment Forum.