Global investment manager Schroders announced today the appointment of Tim Goodman as Head of Corporate Governance. In his new role, Goodman will be responsible for further developing the company’s engagement and voting on corporate governance matters globally.

Goodman joins Schroders after serving for 14 years at Federated Hermes, most recently as Director of Engagement, where he focused on the energy, technology, consumer goods, and retail sectors. Previously, he held other senior management roles and has served as Company Secretary at the UK-listed Domestic & General Group plc.

Currently, Goodman is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and is a former member of the US Council of Institutional Investors’ Corporate Governance Advisory Council, and a former chair of the UK Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Committee.

Kimberley Lewis, Head of Active Ownership at Schroders, said:

“Tim is a well-seasoned, highly respected professional within the sustainability, responsible investing and corporate stewardship sectors both in the UK, as well as in North America. We are delighted that he is joining us to further drive our active engagement, with the companies that we invest in, through dialogue, engagement and voting at annual general meetings.”