Head of Corporate Governance

  • Shade joined AXA Investment Managers Ltd in 2005 as Head of Corporate Governance and leads its corporate governance, voting and engagement work.
  • Previously she spent two years in a similar role at Henderson Global Investors. Shade also worked as Deputy Manager for the National Association of Pension Funds’ Voting Issues Service where she advised pension funds on corporate governance issues.
  • Shade serves as a member of the Association of British Insurers’ Share Schemes Panel and was formerly a member of the National Association of Pension Fund’s Shareholder Affairs Committee. Shade holds an LL.B.Hons from Wolverhampton University, and LL.M from Tulane University (USA) and the New York Bar Examination.