Athanasia Karananou

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Head of Stewardship

Athanasia joined RBC Brewin Dolphin in 2022. She has fifteen years’ experience in responsible investment and corporate governance, expertise that will be invaluable as we continue to develop our stewardship approach and create positive change through our voting and engagement work. Before joining Brewin Dolphin, Athanasia was the Director of Corporate Governance and Research at the UN supported PRI. In that role, she focused on collaborative engagements and thought leadership work on issues often covered in these updates such as bribery & corruption, tax responsibility, sustainability metrics in executive pay and director nominations.

Prior to the PRI, Athanasia worked at Sustainalytics, with a focus on responsible investment and governance.

Athanasia has also worked as a corporate governance analyst at HSBC Global Asset Management, where she

was responsible for engagement with portfolio companies and proxy voting. Before this, she was senior researcher at PIRC, leading a research team focusing on corporate governance analysis of emerging markets and sub-index companies.

Athanasia has an MSc in European Policy and Management, with a focus on European Politics and Corporate Governance (Birkbeck, University of London) and a BA in History, Art History & Archaeology (University of Athens).

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