Meet Our Team
Pensions for purpose exists as a bridge between asset managers, pension funds and their professional advisers, to encourage the flow of capital towards impact investment

Impact investments are investments that align with the environment and society.

We seek to empower pension funds through our online member platform, from which we deliver training, afternoon teas and events, member forums, and a unique knowledge centre.

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Charlotte O'Leary

CEO

Charlotte is the CEO and an executive director of Pensions for Purpose. In her role, Charlotte oversees the running of the business, develops the growth and innovation strategy and looks for opportunities to build partnerships to achieve Pensions for Purpose's mission. Charlotte is also a member of…

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Karen Shackleton

Chair & Founder

Karen has worked in the finance sector for over 30 years. As well as being Founder of Pensions for Purpose, she is Deputy Chair of the Strategic Investment Board for the Ministry of Justice and a non-executive director and Chair of the Board of Resonance Ltd, a social impact investment company. She…

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Stephanie Windsor

COO

Stephanie has worked with institutional investment firms for over 20 years and currently provides executive support to a number of organisations in this space.

She was previously a founder member and Business Manager at SVG Investment Managers, and an Executive Assistant and Team Leader at…

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Alex Noble

Senior Consultant

Alexandra has enjoyed a long and successful career in the financial sector, initially as an international fixed income fund manager, working for various well respected institutions including Gartmore, Bankers Trust, and Lazard. She then focussed on marketing institutional fund management services…

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John Donovan

Director, Australia

John is a Director of Pensions for Purpose focused on bringing our services and knowledge to the Australian market. He is also the Founder and the Managing Director of AFM who deals with clients across Australia, UK and USA, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

John is an experienced company…

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Mike Rogers

Senior Consultant

Mike Rogers is a qualified actuary and investment specialist. He has a 30 year career in pensions and investment advising on both the asset and liability side. He has worked as a consultant and also within an in-house investment team. As interim CIO for the HSBC Pension Scheme he helped develop the…

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Amanda Evans

Administrator

Amanda has decades of experience of working in B2B magazine publishing on weekly and monthly journals, working for companies including Macmillan Magazines, Emap Healthcare and IPC. She has been freelance for many years while raising her family, working across a broad spectrum of areas including print…

case studies
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Learn more about real-life examples of impact investments adopted by asset owners.

events
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Search our ongoing list of impact investment related events being hosted or attended by our members.

thought leadership
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Read up on white papers and academic papers on impact investment.

press releases
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Check out our recent press releases.

blog
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Read our members’ ongoing thoughts about all things impact investment.