21 June 2023
Dr Woods has over 20 years’ experience in responsible investing industry. This includes 19 years leading AMP Capital’s ESG Research team, managing some of Australia’s largest ethical and responsible funds and engaging with companies on ESG issues. Ian currently provides Responsible Investment consulting advice to a range of organisation from the PRI, IIGCC, IGCC to a range of equity and infrastructure managers.
Ian was co-founder and Deputy Chair of the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) in 2006 and continues to be a major contributor to Policy and Sub-committee. Ian was on the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI) Coordinating Working Group and is currently on the ASFI Taxonomy Technical Advisory Group. Ian was also instrumental in the development of the original Responsible Investment Association Australasia’s (RIAA) product certification scheme.
Prior joining the finance sector, Dr Woods was an environmental consultant in Australia and the Europe for 11 years. Ian has a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, a Masters in Environmental Law and Executive MBA from the AGSM. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.