Amanda is the Global Head of Responsible Investment at Aberdeen Standard Investments, where the focus is on integrating ESG issues into the mainstream investment process and building Sustainable Investment solutions for ASI’s clients. Previously, Amanda held positions in responsible investment and economic research at Newton Investment Management, CCLA Investment Management and Rabobank International.
Amanda graduated from Lancaster University with a BSc in Psychology and has completed the University of Edinburgh Business School’s Executive Women’s Leadership Programme. Amanda led a workstream for the UK Government’s Taskforce on social impact investment, is a board director for Social Investment Scotland’s SIS Ventures fund and currently Chairs the FTSE Russell ESG Advisory Committee.
She served on the board of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) for six years. In 2017 and 2018, Amanda was included in the Financial News list of the top 100 most influential women in Finance.Amanda Young image (small)