Chief Executive, Climate Arc
Meryam Omi has more than 16 years of investment experience, starting her career as an investment writer and managing marketing and sales initiatives across a wide range of products and capabilities.
In 2010, she created a sustainability role within Legal & General Investment Management and launched successful engagement campaigns on topics such as independent directors in Japan, corporate tax and removal of quarterly reports.
She instrumentally led the launch of Future World Funds in 2016– flagship climate change solution funds which have grown in assets to over $6bn in three years. She also spearheaded the Climate Impact Pledge – multiple award-winning engagement programme to drive tangible climate action from investee companies globally.
She is currently working also as COP26 UN High Level Champions for Climate Action, leading many Race to Zero campaigns within the finance sector.
She has been recognised as ‘one of the most influential women in sustainable finance’ and ‘25 badass women shaking up the climate movement’.
She is on the board of TransitionZero and the Climate Group.