Event: Shareholder Spring: A very capitalist revolution?

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The third in a series of seminars hosted by the High Pay Centre and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

This series of seminars on Better Business will cover a range of issues relating to top pay and corporate governance and will each include a guest speaker to introduce the topic for discussion.  We are pleased to announce that the speakers at this event are Robert Talbut and Anita Skipper.

The purpose of the event will be to discuss the implications and extent of the recent “shareholder spring” and to hear Robert and Anita’s insights on shareholders’ role in determining executive pay.

Monday 9 July 2012

See events page for more details.

The seminar is free of charge but places are limited.
To attend please rsvp to

Robert Talbut is the Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Association of British Insurers and the Chief Investment Officer at Royal London Asset Management. Prior to joining Royal London Asset Management in 2004 Robert was the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director of the ISIS Group. Robert has been a member of the ABI Investment Committee for a number of years and was the Deputy Chairman before becoming Chairman in January 2012. He is also a member of the IOD, the Asset Management Committee of the Investment Management Association,  and the Listing Authority Advisory Committee.

Anita Skipper is a Corporate Governance Director at Aviva Investors.  From 1993 to date, Anita Skipper has been Corporate Governance Director at Aviva Investors (ex Morley Fund Management) in the UK. She has been leading one of the first governance teams to be set up in the UK and since then has built Aviva Investor’s reputation as a leader in governance. She was on the Board of Governors of the ICGN for four years and stood down at the 2010 AGM. She is a member of the Association of British Insurers’ Investment Committee and Share Schemes Panel, a committee which provides guidance on good practice on remuneration for UK companies.