Louise Kooy-Henckel

Louise Kooy-Henckel
Non-Executive Director

Louise is a Non-Executive Director on the Pensions for Purpose Board, focused on representing the views and insights of Influencer members as well as supporting the Executive Team on their strategic decisions.

Louise has more than 25 years’ experience in the asset management industry with specialist expertise in global impact investing. During her career, she has worked with a broad set of investor types, in the UK, Europe and beyond. Louise is often sought after for trustee training and public speaking engagements as well as teaching within academia. She has a strong vision for furthering the role of impact investments and helping asset owners to invest in ways that maximize their value alignment and investment strategy while fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility.

In her day-to-day job, Louise leads Wellington Management’s sustainability efforts in EMEA. Her focus is across asset classes and includes ESG research and integration, impact investing, climate, and long-term engagement strategies. In addition to her broader sustainability work, Louise also serves as an investment director responsible for the integrity of the firm’s impact investment approaches through her oversight of portfolio positioning, performance, and risk exposures.

Louise has extensive experience as a board director and currently serves on a Luxembourg Fund Company Board and as a Trustee of a UK Corporate Pension Fund, where she is also the Chair of their Sustainable Investing Group.