UK-based insurance, wealth & retirement company Avivaannounced today the appointment of Leah Ramoutar as Environmental Sustainability Director.
Ramoutar will join Aviva later this month, after more than 14 years at Phoenix Group, where she is currently serving as Head of Climate and Nature Risk. Prior to her current role she served at Phoenix as Head of TCFD & Group Sustainability Lead. Ramoutar isa Fellow Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years experience across advisory, corporate finance, investment management and sustainability.
Claudine Blamey, Group Sustainability Director at Aviva said:
“Leah is a brilliant addition to Aviva. As Environmental Sustainability Director she will be instrumental in delivering our ambitious climate agenda to be net zero by 2040. Sustainability is central to Aviva’s strategy and with recent global weather events showing how urgently we all need to take action to be climate ready it’s fantastic to bring Leah’s skills and experience to the business.”
As Environmental Sustainability Director, Ramoutar will lead Aviva’s Client Center of Excellence and Environment Hub, delivering the company’s climate change and environment agenda.
“Aviva is known for having a market-leading approach to sustainability and a strong track record on climate action. This role is an exciting opportunity for me to contribute to the important work already underway to meet Aviva’s commitments and I look forward to joining later this year.”